Musicologist, Librarian, Singer


Ph.D., Historical Musicology, Florida State University
M.S., Information and Library Studies, Florida State University
M.M., Historical Musicology, University of Kansas
B.M., Vocal Performance, University of Oklahoma

Other Publications

“‘The Beginning of the End’: Granville Bantock, Modernism, and the First World War.” In A Great Divide: Music, Britain and the First World War, edited by Michelle Meinhart. Routledge, forthcoming.

“The Inter-War Years: c. 1920-1945.” In The Symphony in Britain and Ireland Since 1900, edited by Nicholas Jones. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

“The ‘Failure’ of Provincial Opera: Nineteenth-Century Print Culture and Opera in Scotland.” In Opera and Print Culture in 19th-Century Britain, edited by Christina Fuhrmann and Alison Mero, pp. 107-30. Clemson University Press, 2023.

With Paul Watt, “Colonial Mobility and the Cultural Replication of British Music: Granville Bantock’s Australian Tour, 1938-1939,” Music & Letters (31 March 2023): https://doi.org/10.1093/ml/gcad026

The Songs of Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916), 2 volumes. Recent Researches in Music of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, v. 68-69. Madison, WI: AR Editions, 2016.

“Scotland, the ‘Celtic North,’ and the Sea: Issues of Identity in Bantock’s Hebridean Symphony (1915).” In The Sea and the British Musical Imagination, edited by Eric Saylor and Christopher Scheer. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell and Brewer Press, 2015.

Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916): A Musical Life. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2013.

Three Overtures of Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916): The Dowie Dens o’ Yarrow, Land of the Mountain and the Flood, and The Ship o’ the Fiend, full-score edition. Recent Researches in Music of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, v. 53. Madison, WI: AR Editions, 2010.

“Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916): A Scottish National Composer?” in Europe, Empire and Spectacle in 19th-Century British Music, edited by Rachel Cowgill and Julian Rushton, pp. 145-57. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2006.

“Practical Ways to Bring Information Literacy into the Undergraduate Music Curriculum.” College Music Symposium, 44 (2004): 74-82.

“Music Librarianship Education: Problems and Solutions.” Music Reference Services Quarterly, 8/3 (2004): 1-24.

“The Making of Scottish National Opera: Hamish MacCunn’s Jeanie Deans.” The Opera Journal, 35/2-3 (June-September 2002): 3-28.

Blog Posts


    American Musicological Society
    Music Library Association
    North American British Music Studies Association

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