Linda Shaver-Gleason, Ph.D. Musicologist, Writer, Program Annotator, Teacher

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Ph.D. in Musicology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Dissertation title: English Reception of Felix Mendelssohn as Told Through British Music Histories
2016
M.A. in Musicology
University of California, Santa Barbara
2012
M.M. in Viola Performance
University of California, Santa Barbara
2009
B.M. in Viola Performance
Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois
2005

Publications

"Felix Mendelssohn: Violist"
Journal of the American Viola Society – Fall 2011, Vol. 27 Issue 2

"Ritter's Viola Alta: The Viola's Nineteenth-Century Identity Crisis"
Journal of the American Viola Society – Fall 2005, Vol. 21 Issue 2

Selected Papers Presented

"'It sounds like Mendelssohn, it must be Sterndale Bennett': Acknowledging German Influence in English Historiography"

Presentations of Felix Mendelssohn in George Grove's Dictionary as Reflections of the English Musical Renaissance"

"Conflicting Presentations of Felix Mendelssohn in British Music Histories"

"Foreign Admirer or Alien Influence? Felix Mendelssohn in British Music Histories of the Mid-to-Late Nineteenth Century"

Awards and Honors

Stanley Krebs Memorial Prize in Musicology 2008-09
Roger Chapman Memorial Prize in Music Theory 2008-09
David Dalton Viola Research Competition Winner 2005

College Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant
University of California, Santa Barbara
2006-2013
Graduate Instructor – Writing 2: Academic Writing (3 quarters)
University of California, Santa Barbara
2010-2011

Other Professional Activities

Musicology Blogger
Not Another Music History Cliché!
2016-present
Pre-concert Lecturer
Delivered informational, interactive pre-concert talks.
2010-present
Program Notes Writer
Supplied informational annotations for concert programs.
2009-present

Other Professional Positions

Student Supervisor, UCSB Music Library 2012-2013
Student Representative
American Musicological Society, Pacific Southwest Chapter
2012
Organizing Committees, Graduate Conferences 2009-2012

Professional Affiliations

American Musicological Society
North American British Music Studies Association