RESEARCH

 

For me, research is all about contemplative play. My study of baroque music was a cultural immersion project to which an exploration of the dances, art and cities associated with my favorite composers was essential.

My dissertation was, and is, the first book-length, English-language exploration of the music and life of Maria Antonia, Electress of Saxony. NYPL has a hard copy, though you can also find it online through ProQuest.

Over the years, my work has been supported by such organizations as Creative Capital, the Field, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the NY State Alliance for Arts Education, and the Open Meadows Foundation. Specific fellowships and grants have included:

 

In Vocal Performance:

Queens Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant

Urban Artists Initiative/NYC Fellowship

 

In Research:

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Annual Grant

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship

Go to the drop-down menu to find out more about specific research projects.

 

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A few accolades:

A flash of beauty and inspiration. . . . Transformed the gritty black box into some garlanded arcadia.
Erika Kinetz, The New York Times


Your groundbreaking research is just the type that the Center supports, as we continue to spread the word of women’s historical achievements.
Jess Wilcox, Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum


Amazing!
Linda Slodki, President, Mt. Airy Art Garage, Philadelphia, PA

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