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Ilka Araujo

Official image of Ilka Araujo, (c) 2016

Ilka Ara├║jo

Associate Professor of Musicology, Music Appreciation, Music History, Piano, Piano Pedagogy
Department of Music

Courses Taught

  • Music History I
  • Music History II
  • Music History III
  • Advanced Studies in Music History 
  • Enjoyment of Music
  • Music in America 
  • Independent Studies
  • Classes of Special Studies 
  • Individual Piano Classes

Education

  • Conservatorio de Musica Alberto Nepomuceno, Technical Level 
  • B.A. Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Music 
  • M.A. University of Florida, Music in Piano Performance & Piano Pedagogy
  • Ph.D. University of Florida, Musicology 
Publications
  • Review and Update on the entry Marlos Nobre for the Rouledge Encyclopedia of Modernism contract signed by both author and editor for publication release of Marlos Nobre at the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism 
  • Submitted entry titled Marlos Nobre for peer review at the Routledge Encyclopedia Modernism. Invitation by the editor
  • "Marlos Nobre and Serialism: The Composer's Personal Approach through Selective Orchestral Works" work in progress to be submitted at the Latin American Music Review.
  • Translation of Marlos Nobre by Toma Marco and update of the 2006 version, work in progress to be published by the University of Texas at Austin Press.
  • "Saga Marista and Kabbalah: The Result of Marlos Nobre's Most Recent Compositional Tendencies"
  • Collaborated with Dr.Roger Kamien on the chapter dedicated to Astor Piazzolla in the 9th Edition of Music: An Appreciation 
  • "II Crociatio in Egitto: the opera that defies Rossini's monopoly of the Italian Operatic Stage" - unpublished 
  • "Bomarzo: A nightmare Set to Opera," published in the Proceedings of the International Hawaii Conference in Arts and Humanities in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • "Ginastera and the use of the 'Z' Cell" - unpublished 
Presentations
  • Team Up Your Ensembles - Presentation at the Invitation of the Fort Worth Music Teachers Association held at the Baker Building of Texas Wesleyan University 
  • Viva Brazil! presentation and performance along with students as co-presenters at Texas Wesleyan University College Day 
  • Myths and Truths Behind Piano Technique, presentation and workshop for the Fort Worth Piano Forum and the Fort Worth Music Teachers Association Annual joint meeting held at the Steinway Hall Fort Worth
  • Compositional Design Based on Magic Squares, paper presented at the College Music Society National Conference in Richmond, VA
  • II Crociato in Egitto: the opera that defies Rossini's monopoly of the Italian Operatic Stage, paper presented at the Nineteenth-Century Studiess Association 32nd Annual Conference at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque
  • Methodology of Scientific Research in Music: Symposium presented at the State University of Caera in Fortaleza, Brazil
  • II Crociato in Egitto: the opera that defies Rossini;s monopoly of the Italian Operatic Stage, paper presented at the College Music Society 2010 South-Central Chapter Annual Meeting at the University of Texas in San Antonio
  • Villa-Lobos and Nationalism: The Composer’s Indirect Use of Brazilianisms in Selected Piano Works, lecture-recital presented at the College Music Society 2009 South-Central Chapter Annual Meeting at the University of Oklahoma in Norman
  • Invited to participate in the panel: Realistic Expectations to the Adult Student” at the World Piano Pedagogy Conference in Dallas, TX
  • Marlos Nobre and Serialism: The Composer’s Personal Approach through Selective Orchestral Works, paper presented at the American Musicology Society Southwest Chapter Conference at Texas State University in San Marcos
  • Marlos Nobre and Serialism: The Composer’s Personal approach through Selective Orchestral Works, paper presented at the College Music Society 2008 South Central-Southern Superregional Conference at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge
  • Saga Marista and Kabbalah: the result of Marlos Nobre’s most recent compositional tendencies, paper presented at the Graduate Student Forum at the Reitz Union at the University of Florida
  • Saga Marista and Kabbalah: the result of Marlos Nobre’s most recent compositional tendencies, paper presented at the CMS South-Central Annual Meeting at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas
  • Saga Marista and Kabbalah: the result of Marlos Nobre’s most recent compositional tendencies, paper presented at the CMS Southern Chapter Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida
  • Saga Marista and Kabbalah: the result of Marlos Nobre’s most recent compositional tendencies, paper presented at the Musicology Lecture in room 146 at the School of Music at the University of Florida
  • Beyond Entertainment: Music is also Education, interactive lecture-recital presented at the Department of Music of the State University of Ceara, Brazil
  • II Crociato in Egitto: the opera that defies Rossini’s monopoly if Italian Operatic Stages, paper presented at the CMS Southern Chapter Annual Meeting in Hattiesburg, Misssissippi
  • Bomarzo: A nightmare Set to Opera, paper presented at the International Hawaii Conference in Arts and Humanities in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Ginastera and the user of the ‘Z’ Cell, paper presented at the Musicology Lecture Series in room 146 at the School or Music at the University of Florida
  • Bomarzo: A Nightmare Set to Opera, paper presented at the Graduate Student Forum at the Reitz Union and at the Musicology Lecture Series at the University of Florida
  • Bomarzo: A nightmare Set to Opera, paper presented at the CMS Southern Chapter Annual Meeting in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Premiere of original composition Instants – a five-piece piano set composed in January 2001, performed at the Society of Composers Inc. Recital at the University of Florida
  • Lecture on Pedagogical Piano Works of Villa-Lobos at the Graduate Student Forum and Musicology Lecture Series at the University of Florida
  • Nationalistic Aspects in the Piano Music Villa-Lobos. Finalist of the Most Outstanding Student Paper, lecture-recital presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the College Music Society in Valdosta, Georgia
  • Instants were selected for the Society of Composers Inc. Annual CD Recording.
  • The Piano Etudes of Claude Debussy, presented at the Graduate Student Forum at the Reitz Union at the University of Florida
  • The Piano Etudes of Claude Debussy, presented at the Musicology Lecture Series at the University of Florida 
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