Scholar, singer, teacher, conductor/director


Boston University
Ph.D., Musicology 2016
Dissertation: “‘Experiments Alien to Carnegie Hall’: Musical Modernism and the American Popular Theater”
Committee: Joshua Rifkin (First Reader), Carol J. Oja (Harvard University), Minou Arjomond

New England Conservatory of Music
M.Mus. with Academic Honors, Musicology 2010
Thesis: “Court Connections, Italian Influences, Progressive Poetics: William Byrd and the Elizabethan Sonnet”
Thesis Advisor: Rebecca Cypess

New England Conservatory of Music
M.Mus. with Academic Honors, Voice/Vocal Pedagogy 2009

Rhode Island College
B.Mus. summa cum laude, Vocal Performance 1996


“‘Remembered Music’: Retrieving the Lost Sounds of Sweet Bird of Youth,Tennessee Williams Annual Review 19 (March 2020): 87-108.

“From ‘Trivial Little Comedy’ to ‘Legitimate Magic’: Music and the Making of The Glass Menagerie,” American Music 35/3 (Summer 2017): 143-171.

“Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: A Primer for Singers,” Journal of Singing 63/2 (Nov./Dec. 2006): 151-159.

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    American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA)
    American Musicological Society (AMS)
    American Musicological Society, New England Chapter (AMS-NE)
    National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Boston & Providence Chapters
    Society for American Music (SAM)

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