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.
2005 A.A. in Music, Music Department, Lower Columbia College
Howard University, Department of Music, Master Instructor in Music History, 2017–
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)
“Final Exam Weighting as Part of Course Design.” Teaching and Learning Inquiry 6, no. 1 (March 2018), 91 – 103
“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 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.
“Stringfield, Lamar Edwin” [revision]. The New Grove Dictionary of American Music. Second edition. Ed. Charles Hiroshi Garrett. Oxford University Press, 2013.
“The Reception of Jules Massenet’s Operas in Milan, 1893 – 1903.” Perspectives on Europe 41, no. 2 (2011), 118-20.
Review of Il Trittico, Turandot, and Puccini’s Late Style, by Andrew Davis. Indiana Theory Review 29, no. 2 (2011), 105-112.
Select Presentations, Lectures, etc.
2018 “Whatever Happened to Grand Opera?” Lunch & Learn Lecture Series, Shenandoah Conservatory.
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.
2011 “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.
American Musicological Society
For teaching experience, see Courses