College Club of Fanwood-Scotch Plains Hosts Dr. Paul Christianson

March 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Fanwood Presbyterian Church
74 Martine Avenue

(above) Paul Christiansen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Music at Seton Hall University, will reflect on the role of music in political advertising on March 23.

College Club of F-SP to Host Dr. Paul Christianson on March 23

The College Club of Fanwood-Scotch Plains will host a presentation by Dr. Paul Christianson.

Dr. Paul Christianson, P.D, is Associate Professor of Music at Seton Hall University. His work has focused on Czech music, Haydn, popular music and music in political advertisements. His presentation will give insights into the role music can play in political advertisements.

This informative program will be held on March 23 at The Fanwood Presbyterian Church, 74 Martine Avenue, Fanwood (around the back at the McDermott Street entrance). The program, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 pm.

Dr. Christianson’s work has appeared in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Journal of Musicological Research, Notes, ECHO: a music-centered journal, Plainsong and Medieval Music, Journal of the Society of American Music, MedieKultur: Journal of Media and Communication Research, Music and Politics, and 19th-Century Music. His book Orchestrating Public Opinion: How Music Persuades in Television Political Ads for US Presidential Campaigns, 1952-2016 was published in 2018 by Amsterdam University Press.

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