PhD in Music History and Theory, University of Chicago (2011) Dissertation: “Sacred Music in Prague, 1580–1612” BMus, University of British Columbia  

Other Publications

“Of Music, Morals, and Salads: The Uses of Harmony in Imperial Prague,” Common Knowledge (forthcoming) Music in Rudolfine Prague, ed. Erika Honisch and Christian Leitmeir (Leiden, forthcoming) “Music In-Between: Sacred Songs in Bohemia, 1517–1618,” in The Boundaries of Musical Humanism, ed. Vasco Zara and Marco Gurrieri (Turnhout: forthcoming) “Drowning Winter, Burning Bones, Singing Songs: Representations of Popular Devotion in a Central European Motet Cycle,” Journal of Musicology 34 (2017): 559–609 “Light of Spain, Light of the World: Invoking St. James in Early Modern Prague,” in New Perspectives on Early Music in Spain, ed. Tess Knighton and Emiliano Ros-Fábregas,  188–205 (Kassel, 2015) Review of Richard Freedman, Music in the Renaissance and Anthology for Music in the Renaissance, from the series Western Music in Context: A Norton History (New York and London: Norton, 2013), College Music Symposium 54 (2014) laudatissima Domo Austriaca: Music and Eucharistic Devotion at the Prague Court of Rudolf II,” in Sakralmusik im Habsburger Kaiserreich 1570–1740, ed. Tassilo Erhardt, 109–128 (Vienna, 2013) “The Transmission of the Polyphonic Amen in the Early Fifteenth Century,” Plainsong and Medieval Music 41 (2012): 41–72


Thematic Issue of Organised Sound “New Wor(l)ds for Old Sounds,” co-edited with Margaret Schedel, Composition (2018) Schola Antiqua (dir. Michael Anderson) “Slavic Routes” (2 concerts, Chicago 2016), prepared editions and translations, curated program, provided in-concert commentary Cultures of Communication: An Interdisciplinary Colloquium for the Study of the Book (Stony Brook University, 2015–present; funding generously provided by Stony Brook FAHSS and the Delmas Foundation; co-organized with Joshua Teplitsky, History, and Aurélie Vialette, Hispanic Languages and Literature) Periods and Waves: A Conference on Sound and History (Stony Brook University, 2016; funding generously provided by Stony Brook FAHSS, co-organized with Benjamin Tausig, Ethnomusicology, Robert Crease, Philosophy, and Michele Friedner, Disability Studies)  

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

Seminar (Sound, Space) Early Modern Workshop: Resources in Jewish History Fordham University (April 2018) Colloquium talk “The End of Harmony: Music, Sound, and Religious Pluralism in Early Modern Prague” Boston University, Boston, MA (April 2018) “Bones, Trumpets, and Machines: Translating St. Norbert in Prague and Antwerp” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA (March 2018) Colloquium Talk “The End of Harmony: Music, Sound, and Religious Pluralism in Early Modern Prague” Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (March 2018) Guest Lecture Stony Brook University Emeritus Faculty Association (February 2018) “Beyond the Pietas Austriaca: Marian Music and Local Religious Culture in Early Modern Bohemia” American Musicological Society Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY (November 2017) “Listening Subjects: Hearing and Mishearing Music in Prague, 1618” Initiative for Historical Social Sciences, Stony Brook, NY (November 2017) “Writing Motets and Rewriting History in Imperial Prague” Medieval-Renaissance Music Society Annual Meeting, Prague, CR (July 2017) “Of Morals, Musics, and Salads: Pious Pastimes in Imperial Prague” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL (March 2017)


American Musicological Society Renaissance Society of America Society for Seventeenth-Century Music Musica Rudolphina

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