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Music History

Faculty   (click on links for bio/contact info)

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

Robert Eisenstein

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