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Guest Lecture: Dr. Laurel Zeiss, opera historian

Thursday, October 05, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Words about Music: Distinguished Lecture Series in Musicology presents Dr. Laurel Zeiss, opera historian
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Laurel E. Zeiss is Director of Graduate Studies for the Baylor University School of Music and an Associate Professor of Music History. Zeiss earned her PhD in Musicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MA from UNC, and a BM (Voice) from Greensboro College. Baylor University honored her with an Outstanding Professor Award in 2013. In 2015, she was named a Baylor Fellow, a program that recognizes a select group of faculty who demonstrate excellence and creativity in teaching. Other honors include being the opening speaker at the British Library’s celebrations of Mozart’s 250th Birthday (2006), speaking at the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center (2015), and a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Centre for Opera Research at the University of Sussex (2011). Zeiss has published her research in The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies, the Cambridge Opera Journal, and The Journal of Singing. She also has contributed essays to several edited collections, including Taste in the Eighteenth Century: Aesthetics and the Senses. Her book, Engaging Opera, is forthcoming.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available on weeknights after 5pm in the Pleasant Street Garaged, located across the street from the Music Building.  The fee may be paid at the kiosk located on the lowest level of the garage.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a GOLD event). 

Free admission
Nancy Harris
School of Music
Lectures, Music
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Guest Lecture: Dr. Laurel Zeiss, opera historian