V. Kofi Agawu
Hughes-Rogers Professor of Music
My work focuses on Analytical and critical issues in selected repertories of West Africa and Western Europe .
Kofi Agawu has taught at Haverford College, King’s College London, Cornell, Yale and Harvard. His research includes rhythm and iconicity in African music, and topic theory.
Office: 217 Woolworth Building
Scheide Professor of Music History and Chair, Department of Music
My work focuses on music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, especially opera (Monteverdi, Cavalli, Handel) from interdisciplinary perspectives including gender and sexuality, art history, Italian literature, and the classical tradition .
Scheide Professor of Music, Chair of the Department of Music, and Director of the Program in Italian Studies
Office: 316 Woolworth
Simon A. Morrison
Professor of Music; Director of Graduate Studies (Musicology)
My work focuses on the musical, cultural, and political histories of the Soviet Union, Russia, the United States, and France since the late 19th century.
Simon Morrison is an archival historian specializing in 20th-century Russian and Soviet music with expertise in opera, dance, film, sketch studies, and historically informed performance.
Office: 210 Woolworth
Assistant Professor of Music
My work focuses on music of the later Middle Ages: song, language, and philosophies of music.
My research focuses on the intellectual, aesthetic, and political history of medieval music, and on the intersections between musical texts, oral culture, and political life in the late-medieval...
Office: 214 Woolworth
Assistant Professor of Music; Departmental Representative
My work focuses on music and sound as fundamental figures in the constitution of global modernity.
Gavin Steingo seeks to understand globally circulating musical practices from the perspective of the geopolitical South.
Office: 221 Woolworth
Mari Jo Velasco
Lecturer in the Council of Humanities and Music Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows 2018-2021 Cohort
Mari Jo Velasco received her Ph.D. in Music History and Theory from the University of Chicago and holds Masters degrees in Musicology from the Université de Rennes II and in Human Rights Law from the...
Office: 25A Joseph Henry House
Associate Professor of Music
My work focuses on the musical aesthetics and sociology of late-Medieval and Renaissance music.
Select Publications: The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe, 1470-1530 Historical Musicology: Is it Still Possible? Jacobus de Ispania and Liège The World According to Anonymous IV What is...
Office: 222 Woolworth Center. Office Hours by Appointment.