University of California at Berkeley
M.A. (1987), Ph.D. (1991), Music - History and Literature
B.A. (1985), Music
The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
Professor (2010- )
Faculty Affiliate, UT Center for Women's and Gender Studies; UT European Studies Portfolio Program; Religious Studies Portfolio Program; Cultural Studies Portfolio Program; Italian Studies Graduate Program
Coordinator, Austin-Southampton and Austin-Newcastle Music Academic Exchanges
Associate Professor (2003-2010)
Assistant Professor (1997-2003)
Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA)
Adjunct professor, ResNet Trainer/Support Coordinator (1996-97)
Bridgewater State College (Bridgewater, MA)
Visiting Assistant Professor (1994-95)
HONORS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2010-2011 Blunk Memorial Professorship, University of Texas, Austin
2010 Phi Beta Kappa - Alpha of Texas Award for Distinction in Teaching
2009 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Texas System
2008 Faculty Research Assignment, University of Texas, Austin
2007 College of Fine Arts Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Texas, Austin
2006-07 E. W. Doty Faculty Fellow in the Fine Arts, University of Texas, Austin
2005 Dean's / Ducloux Fellow in the Fine Arts, University of Texas, Austin
2003 John D. Murchison Fellow in the Fine Arts, University of Texas, Austin
2002 Research Grant, Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
2001-02 Fellow, Harvard-Villa I Tatti Center for Renaissance Studies
(project: "Particolar gusto e diletto alle orecchie: Listening in the Early Seicento.")
2001-02 Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center (declined)
2001-02 Fellow, Newberry Library (declined)
2002 Fellow, The University of Texas Humanities Institute (declined)
2001-02 Faculty Research Assignment, University of Texas, Austin
2001 Fine Arts Council Outstanding Professor Award
2000 Eva Judd O'Meara Award for 1998 (given by the Music Library Association for
the best review published that year in the journal Notes) awarded to my review
of Rose Rosengard Subotnik's Deconstructive Variations
2000 Special Research Grant, University of Texas, Austin
2000 Fast-Tex Academic Technology Award, University of Texas, Austin
1998 Summer Research Assignment, University of Texas, Austin
1994 Premio Internazionale Latina di Studi Musicali (an international prize for musicological
research) awarded to doctoral dissertation, "Syntax, Form, and Genre in Sonatas
and Canzonas, 1621-1635."
Books and Articles
Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Italy. Berkeley: University of California Press. Forthcoming.
"Recte sentire: Listening, Sensuality, and Transcendence in Early Modern Italy." In Massimo Ossi, ed., Eros and Euterpe: Eroticism in Early Modern Music. Oxfor: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
"Particolar gusto e diletto alle orecchie": Listening in the Early Seicento. In Massimo Ciavolella and Patrick Coleman, eds., Culture and Authority in Baroque Europe,106-121. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.
Editor, Beyond Structural Listening: Postmodern Modes of Hearing. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
"Collective Listening Processes and MTV." In Beyond Structural Listening, above.
"Construction of Desire in Early Baroque Instrumental Music." In Todd M. Borgerding, Ed., Gender, Sexuality, and Early Music, 199-226. New York: Routledge, 2002.
Opening and closing statement, plenary Round Table on "Directions in Musicology," in David Greer, ed., Musicology and Sister Disciplines: Past, Present, Future (Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of the International Musicological Society, London, 1997), 179-184, 226 - 227. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
"Florestan and Butt-head: a Glimpse into Postmodern Music Criticism." American Music 17 (1999), 65-86.
Syntax, Form, and Genre in Sonatas and Canzonas, 1621-1635. Lucca: Libreria Musicale Italiana, 1997.
"Il divino Claudio: Monteverdi and lyric nostalgia in fascist Italy." Cambridge Opera Journal 8 (1996), 271-84.
"Il Compositore Deluso: The Fragments of Mozart's Comic Opera Lo Sposo Deluso (K424a/430)." In Stanley Sadie, Ed., Wolfgang Amadé Mozart: Essays on His Life and Work . London: Oxford University Press, 1996.
"The Original Sonata Form: Elements of Syntax and Form in the Sonatas of Dario Castello (1621)." Il Saggiatore Musicale 2 (1995): 17-46.
"The Sensual Sonata: Construction of Desire in Early Baroque Instrumental Music." Repercussions 1-2 (Fall 1992): 52- 83.
"Il Caso McClary: Feminine Endings and Feminist Musicology in the United States." Il Saggiatore Musicale 1 (1994): 209-218.
Encyclopedia articles, reviews, etc.
"Castello, Dario;" New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (Seventh Edition), 2000.
"Castello, Dario;" "Scarani, Giuseppe". Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (Revised Edition)..
Editor, Lorenzo Allegri: Il Primo Libro delle Musiche... (1618). Italian Instrumental Music, Vol. 27. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995.
Editor, Cesario Gussago: Sonate a quattro sei et otto, con alcuni Concerti a Otto... (Venice, 1608). Italian Instrumental Music, Vol. 20. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994.
Several reviews of books (by Rose Rosengard Subotnik, Christopher Small, Iain Fenlon, and Nicholas Cook) and musical scores for the Music Library Association journal Notes (1993 - 1999) and Music & Letters (1998)
"Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Rome." Cultures Of Communication, Theologies Of Media In Early Modern Europe And Beyond, Symposium 4: Religious Media and the Birth of Aesthetics, UCLA / Clark Library Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies. (Los Angeles, CA, April 2010)
"Wiki, Clickie, Nice and Schticky: (re)Writing Music History in the Survey for Majors." Keynote lecture/demonstration for American Musicological Society Teaching Music History Day (Edinboro University, PA, September 2009)
"From the Sublime..." Keynote address for Echo conference on Music and Humor (UCLA, June 2009)
"Angelic Music Appreciation: Saint Francis as Model for New Concerns about Listening in the Catholic Reformation." Baylor University Lecture Series (Waco, TX, September 2007); UCLA Musicology Distinguished Lecture Series (Los Angeles, CA, June 2005)
" ' Proper Listening', Sensuality, and Transcendence in Early Modern Italy." Structures of Feeling in Seventeenth-Century Cultural Expression, Symposium 4: Performing Bodies, UCLA / Clark Library Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies. (Los Angeles, CA, June 2005)
Panelist, Presidential Forum on Professional Development, American Musicological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting (Seattle, Washington, November 2004).
"Recte Sentire: Listening, Sensuality, and Transcendence in Early Modern Italy." Conference "Eros and Euterpe" (University of Indiana, February 2003); Musicology Colloquium (University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 2003)
Chair and Respondent, Session: Who Owns Music? Everyone but The Composer, International Musicological Society (IMS) Conference (Leuven, Belgium, August 2002)
"Aural Collecting in Early Modern Italy." Symposium: Musical Improvisation, Description, Notation 1570-1620 (British Academy, London, UK, April 2002)
Panelist, roundtable on "Authenticities and Music." Law and Other Performing Arts Conference (Austin, TX, March 2002)
Chair and panelist, plenary roundtable on "Musica e sessualità [Music and Sexuality]" Quinto Colloquio di Musicologia del Saggiatore Musicale, (Bologna, Italy, November 2001)
Invited speaker, session on Poetry and Wonder, UCLA Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies workshop on "Culture and Authority in the Baroque" (Los Angeles, CA, May 2001)
"Voice, Instrument, and Emotions." Listening to the Emotions Lecture Series (University of Texas Humanities Institute, April 2001)
Organizer and panelist, session on "Beyond Structural Listening?" The American Society for Aesthetics annual meeting (Bloomington, IN, November 1998)
Speaker and panelist, Round Table on "Directions in Musicology", International Musicological Society (IMS) Conference (London, UK, August 1997).
"Lelio Guidiccioni's Essay on Music: A New Perspective on Barberini Rome." American Musicological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting (Seattle, Washington, November 2004).
Co-organizer and Chair, double session Professionals, Connoisseurs and Amateurs: Performing [the] Arts; paper title "Connoisseurs and Aural Collecting in Early Modern Italy." Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Annual Meeting (Toronto, Canada, March 2003).
"The Eucharist and Saint Francis: Images of Musical Affect and Rapture in Counter-Reformation Italy." AMS Annual Meeting (Columbus, Ohio, November 2002).
"Particolar gusto e diletto alle orecchie: Listening in the Early Seicento." International Musicological Society (IMS) Conference (Louvain, Belgium, August 2002).
"Listening in the Early Seicento." RSA Annual Meeting (Tempe, AZ, April 2002).
"L'ascolto nel primo seicento." Quinto Colloquio di Musicologia del Saggiatore Musicale, (Bologna, Italy, November 2001).
"Particolar gusto e diletto alle orecchie: Listening in the Early Seicento." American Musicological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting (Toronto, Ontario, November 2000).
"Collective Listening Processes and MTV." Popular Culture Association annual meeting (New Orleans, LA, April 2000).
"Hearing the Seconda Prattica." University of Southampton Colloquia (Southampton, UK, March 2000)
"Hearing the Seconda Prattica." Society for Seventeenth-Century Music national conference (Urbana/Champaign, IL, April 1998)
"The Indigo Girls, Fanship, and Critical Perspective: A Boy/Girl Debate" (with Judith Peraino). Feminist Theory and Music IV Conference (Charlottesville, VA, June 1997)
"Florestan and Butt-head: a Glimpse into Postmodern Music Criticism." Cross(over) Relations: Scholarship, Popular Music, and the Canon Conference (Rochester, NY, September 1996).
"‘Scarcely Concerted'? Giuseppe Scarani's Sonate Concertate and the Instrumental Stile Moderno." Seventh Biennial Conference on Baroque Music (Birmingham, UK, July 1996).
"Il divino Claudio: Monteverdi and Lyric Nostalgia in Fascist Italy." AMS 1994 Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN, October 1994).
"La maniera di sonare con affetti cantabili: the Seconda Prattica and Instrumental Music." AMS New England Chapter, Fall 1993 Meeting (New Haven, CT, September 1993).
"Cyclical Songs: Laurie Anderson's Mister Heartbreak as Song Cycle." Feminist Theory and Music II Conference (Rochester, NY, June 1993).
"Monteverdi's Ruse? Toward a Deconstruction of the Seconda Prattica." AMS 1992 Annual Meeting (Pittsburgh, PA, November 1992).
"Il Compositore Deluso: The Fragments of Mozart's Comic Opera Lo Sposo Deluso (K424a/430)." Royal Music Association Mozart Conference (London, UK, August 1991).
1995- Co-editor (with Geoffrey Chew, Royal Holloway College, London), International
Music Dissertation Abstract Web Page
1994- Abstract Editor/Translator and member of editorial staff, Il saggiatore musicale
1988-89 Assistant Editor, Journal of the American Musicological Society
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (NATIONAL)
2009 Member of Outside Review Committee for University of California, Riverside undergraduate programs in music
2008 Session Chair, American Musicological Society (AMS) annual meeting (Nashville, TN)
2005 - Advisory Board member, Journal of Musicological Research
2003-2007 Secretary to the Council, American Musicological Society
2003-2005 President, AMS - Southwest Chapter
2001-2002 Chair, Council Nominating Committee, AMS
2000-2003 Council Member,AMS
1999 Book Exhibits Coordinator and member of Local Arrangements Committee,
Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference (Austin, TX, November 1999)
1998-2001 Committee member (1998 -2001) and Moderator and Chair of Moderating Committee
(1999-2000), AMS-L (moderated e-mail list under the sponsorship of the AMS).
1998-2000 Secretary/Treasurer, AMS - Southwest Chapter
1995 Session Chair, Feminist Theory and Music III Conference (Riverside, CA, June 1995)
1994-96 Program Committee, AMS - New England Chapter