Instructor of Musicology, 2012-13Department:
Matthew Morrow received his PhD in Musicology from Eastman in 2012, with the dissertation “’Complex Impressions’: Nature in the Music and Criticism of Claude Debussy.” He previously received the MA in Musicology from Eastman (2005), and a BM in History and Literature from Bucknell University (2002), writing an honors thesis on the Chopin Etudes. While at Eastman he also studied piano with Rebecca Penneys (2003-2009) and was awarded the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull University Fellowship, the Glenn Watkins Traveling Fellowship, and Eastman Professional Development grant, the Charles Warren Fox Memorial Award., and the Elsa T. Johnson Dissertation Fellowship. He was also President of the Eastman Graduate Musicology Association (2007-2008). Research interests include Music and Culture of 19th-Century France, Western Art Music of the 20th Century, Western Popular Music (1970-present), Music and Ecology, Music and Cultural Studies, and Music and Mythology.