Instructor, Musicology

Katherine Axtell holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Musicology from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester and a B.A. in Music from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. Dr. Axtell specializes in American musical theater of the early twentieth century and has presented her research in numerous venues, including two national meetings of the Society for American Music. Her publications include one volume of Recent Researches in the Music of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (A-R Editions, 2004) and a forthcoming item in the Journal of the Society for American Music. Dr. Axtell has designed and taught courses on musical theater, opera, women in music, and other topics at the Eastman School, Nazareth College, and, most recently, Indiana University.

Musicology and Ethnomusicology Professors and Instructors

Pedro Aponte

Pedro Aponte
Associate Professor, Musicology Area Coordinator
apontepr@jmu.edu
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Mary Jean Speare

Mary Jean Speare
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions, Associate Director of the School of Music
spearemj@jmu.edu
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