Professor of Music and Coordinator, Italian Studies Program
201 Williams Center
(610) 330-5823


  • Ph.D., Princeton University

Specialization: Italian medieval, Renaissance, and baroque music
Music 260/360: (Italian) Music and (Italian) Identity
Music 272/372: Experiencing Opera

Selected publication:
The Politicized Muse: Music for Medici Festivals, 1512-1537 (Princeton University Press).

Music in Renaissance Cities and Courts: Studies in Honor of Lewis Lockwood (Harmonie Park Press).

The Maecenas and the Madrigalist: Patrons, Patronage, and the Origins of the Italian Madrigal (American Philosophical Society).

MS Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Magl. XIX, 164-167 (Royal Musical Association).

The Lion’s Ear: Pope Leo X, The Renaissance Papacy, and Music (University of Michigan Press).