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Music History

Faculty   (click on links for bio/contact info)

Coordinator: Erinn Knyt, eknyt@music.umass.edu, (413) 545-1247

Lance Lehmberg

Olabode Omojola (Five College ethnomusicology professor)

Emiliano Ricciardi

Marianna Ritchey

 

Research in Music Series (RIMS) Lectures


Undergraduate Music History

Bachelor of Arts in Music, Music History: Focuses on the study of the historical, stylistic, and cultural development of music.  Prepares students for graduate work in Musicology or a possible career in arts management, librarianship, or music journalism.

B.A. Admissions Requirements: In addition to successfully auditioning for a applied lesson studio, undergraduate B.A. applicants for Music History are asked to submit one or two samples of academic writing (5+ pages each) on a musical topic.

 


 

Graduate Music History

MM, Music History: Focuses on the study of the historical, stylistic, and cultural development of music at an advanced level; a master's thesis is required. Prepares students for PhD programs in Musicology, for teaching and research in music history, or a possible career in arts management, librarianship, or music journalism.

Course subplan/Degree checklist: M.M. in Music History  (pdf file)

Graduate Music Student Handbook (pdf)

For more information, see the Graduate Music Programs page