Professor, Musicology

Ph.D. & A.M., Duke University; B.M. University of Richmond.

Jonathan Gibson is a musicologist whose research interests, publications, and presentations span several areas, including: music of the Baroque era (particularly the aesthetics of music and eloquence in the late seventeenth-century France); sound studies and material studies; historical performance; and music history pedagogy. At James Madison University, Dr. Gibson teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in musicology, historically-informed performance, sound studies, the pedagogy of music history and music appreciation, and ethnomusicology. He founded and directs the University's early music ensembles, and plays the viol. 

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, Associate Director of the School of Music
spearemj@jmu.edu
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General Education

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Benjamin Guerrero
Preparing Future Faculty Fellow, Instructor
guerrebj@jmu.edu
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