Skip to content Skip to navigation

Musicology

Christina Kim

Born in Korea, Christina Kim is an active musicologist, singer, and educator. She is a first-year Ph.D. student in Musicology at Stanford University. Kim is broadly interested in Medieval and Renaissance sacred music; accordingly, her performance interests range from Gregorian chant to late sixteenth-century polyphony music. Her music studies began at Pasadena City College where she discovered her passion for music.

Munir Gur

Munir’s main academic interest lies in the examination of sonic representations revolving around ideological symbolisms. His current research investigates the jazz scene in Turkey as a microcosm in which he observes the interplay of music and ideology, contesting positionalities in various nationalism(s) and cosmopolitanism(s), class conflict and differing forms of conservatism.

Lorenzo Tunesi

Lorenzo is in the doctoral program in musicology. His research interests include late medieval and renaissance music in Italy and France. 

Denise Gill

Denise Gill is assistant professor of Ethnomusicology and of Islam & the Arts in the Department of Music and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. She is an ethnomusicologist and sound studies scholar whose work focuses on sonic, musical, and listening practices in Turkey and former Ottoman territories. Her work is based on archival and oral history methodologies as well as nearly six years of ethnographic fieldwork in Turkish urban centers. In her research, Dr. Gill is primarily concerned with developing new theories and methodologies for critical listening.

Lyndsey Hoh Copeland

Lyndsey Hoh Copeland is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center and Lecturer in the Department of Music. She received her D.Phil. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Oxford, her M.Phil. in Social Anthropology from the University of Oxford, and her B.M. in Tuba Performance from the University of Southern California.

Gabriel Ellis

Gabriel Ellis is a Ph.D. student in historical musicology at Stanford University. He writes on the aesthetics and production of contemporary popular music. Other interests include voice studies, critical theory, psychoanalysis, and the philosophy of art.

Michael Kinney

Michael examines representation and identity politics in late 19th, 20th and 21st century opera and musical theatre. Specifically, his work addresses issues of vocality, technology, and aging, with a focus on diva worship, fan studies, and queerness. Other interests include discourses of “late style” throughout music history, temporality in musical theatre, and the aesthetics of trash and disgust in 20th and 21st century film sound and music. 

Kirstin Haag

Kirstin Haag is a doctoral student in Musicology at Stanford University. Her dissertation centers on early-colonial missionary music of rural Guatemala with a focus on the villancico. The project examines the role of indigenous practitioners, the socio-political workings of colonial song, and issues of rural vs. urban music-making. Kirstin’s secondary research interests include the intersection of music, sports, and nationalism in the U.S., as well as issues of music pedagogy in higher education.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Musicology