Ph.D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

B.M., University of Houston

Other Publications

A Portrait in Four Movements: The Chicago Symphony under Barenboim, Boulez, Haitink, and Muti. Foreword by Alex Ross. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2019.

Orchestrating the Nation: The Nineteenth-Century American Symphonic Enterprise. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Winner, 2017 ASCAP Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award, 2018 Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Research Award, 2018 AMS H. Robert Cohen/RIPM Award.

Blog Posts


    Dvorak’s New World Symphony

    Florence Price

    White Supremacy and US Musical Modernism

    Global Orchestras

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    Arizona State University (October 2020)

    Detroit Symphony Orchestra (November 2020, tentative)


    American Musicological Society

    Society for American Music

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