Curriculum vitae

Education

2014    Ph.D. in Musicology, Department of Music, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dissertation: The Impact of Jules Massenet’s Operas in Milan, 1893–1903.

2009    M.A. in Musicology, Department of Music, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Thesis: Singing for a Patron Saint: Musical Strategies and Political Subtexts in Sequences from the Abbey of Saint-Denis.

2007    B.A. in Music, School of Music, University of Puget Sound. Departmental honors.

2005    A.A. in Music, Music Department, Lower Columbia College

Employment

Howard University, Department of Music, Master Instructor in Music History, 2017–present

Howard University, Department of Music, Lecturer in Music History, 2015–2017

Roanoke College, Department of Fine Arts, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2014–2015

University of North Carolina, Carolina Courses Online, part-time Instructor, 2013–2014

Selected Grants and Awards

2012, 2014   Kenan Graduate Student Activities Fund; Department of Music, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2011    Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship; Council for European Studies

2009    James W. Pruett Summer Research Fellowship in Music at the Library of Congress; Department of Music, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Select Publications (see Open-Access Publications for other work not listed here)

Giuseppe Verdi.” A-R Editions: Online Music Anthology, 2017.

“Massenet’s Italian Trip of 1894 and the Politics of Cultural Translation.” In Massenet and the Mediterranean World, ed. Simone Ciolfi, 161-71. Bologna: Ut Orpheus, 2015.

“The Reception of Jules Massenet’s Operas in Milan, 1893 – 1903.” Perspectives on Europe 41, no. 2 (2011), 118-20.

“The First Volume in Ricordi’s Puccini’s Edition.” Review of Giacomo Puccini. Manon Lescaut (critical edition; Vol. III of the series Le opere di Giacomo Puccini), edited by Roger Parker. Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association 72, no. 1 (2015), 226-30.

Review of La dramaturgie de Gustave Charpentier, by Michela Nicholai. Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association 70, no. 2 (2013), 267-69.

Review of Il Trittico, Turandot, and Puccini’s Late Style, by Andrew Davis. Indiana Theory Review 29, no. 2 (2011), 105-112.

“Stringfield, Lamar Edwin” [revision].  The New Grove Dictionary of American Music. Second  edition. Ed. Charles Hiroshi Garrett. Oxford University Press, 2013.

Select Conference Presentations

2017    “Appalachian Folk Song as a Symbol of Whiteness in the Jim Crow South.” American Musicological Society, Capital Chapter, Shenandoah Conservatory.

2017    “The Reception of Translated Opera: A Theoretical Introduction and Some Practical Examples.” Catholic University Musicology Colloquium.

2015    “Massenet’s Werther and the Emergence of the homme fragile in Italian Opera, 1894-1901.” American Musicological Society, 81st annual meeting.

2012    “Massenet’s Italian Trip of 1894 and the Politics of Cultural Translation.” Massenet and the Mediterranean World. Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini: Lucca, Italy.

2012    “Coming to America: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Third Violin Concerto.” Music between Nation and Form: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and the Boundaries of Italianita. Brown University.

2012    “Massenet’s ‘Masterpiece’ Meets Italian Nationalism: Manon in Milan, 1893.” 17th Biennial Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music. University of Edinburgh.

2010    “Lamar Stringfield’s Appalachian Nationalism.” Society for American Music, 37th annual meeting.

2010    “Music for Royal Ears: A Sequence from the Abbey of Saint-Denis.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, 45th annual meeting.

 

Professional Memberships

American Musicological Society

Society for American Music

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