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Catrina Kim joins the UMass Amherst faculty from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she has served as Assistant Professor of Music Theory since Fall 2020. Previously, she taught at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Eastman School of Music, where she completed her Ph.D. (2020).

Catrina's work in Romantic form focuses on fragmentary treatments of the sonata and the slow introduction in the music of Fanny Hensel and other nineteenth-century composers; articles on Hensel's chamber music is forthcoming in Music Theory Spectrum and Modeling Musical Analysis, edited by John Peterson and Kim Loeffert (Oxford University Press). Catrina also writes on the intersections of music theory pedagogy with service, labor, diversity, and feminist thought; this work appears in Theory and PracticeMusic Theory Spectrum, and Expanding the Canon: Black Composers in the Music Theory Classroom, edited by Melissa Hoag (Routledge Press; coauthored with Aaron Grant).

Catrina serves on the editorial board of Music Theory Online (the Society for Music Theory’s peer-reviewed online, open-access journal), and while at UNCG she co-chaired the Irna Priore Music and Culture Lecture Series with David Aarons and served as a Faculty in Residence.