Music theorist, specializing in modality and tonality. Author of Hearing Homophony: Tonal Expectation at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century (Oxford University Press, 2020).  Mezzo-soprano and early music specialist, currently singing with Quire Cleveland and Audivi.  Also: yoga, hiking, food, literature, cats.


Ph.D., Music Theory – Yale University – 2014

M.A. and M.Phil., Music Theory – Yale University – 2010

B.A., Music – Pomona College – 2008


New project: Complicating the Modal Paradigm in the Music of William Byrd

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

What do Signatures Signify? The Curious Case of 17th-Century English Key (The University of Chicago, February 2020)


The Society for Music Theory

Music Theory Midwest

The Society for Seventeenth-Century Music

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