Kimberly Hannon Teal
Instructor of Musicology, 2012-13Department:
Kimberly Hannon Teal received her PhD in Historical Musicology from the Eastman School of Music in 2012, with the dissertation “Living Traditions: Embodying Heritage in Contemporary Jazz Performance.” She received an MA in Historical Musicology from Eastman in 2008, and a BM in Music Performance from the University of Oregon in 2005. At Eastman, Kimberly was awarded the Elsa T. Johnson Fellowship, the Charles Warren Fox Award, and the Glenn Watkins Traveling Fellowship. She has served as a Graduate instructor and Teaching Assistant at Eastman, as an Instructor in the Rochester Institute of Technology Music Department and Rochester OASIS Center, and as a guest lecturer for RIT’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Her publications include “Beyond the Cotton Club: The Persistence of Duke Ellington’s Jungle Style,” in Jazz Perspectives; and a review of Jade Visions: The Life and Music of Scott LaFaro by Helene LaFaro-Fernandez, in the Association for Recorded Sound Collections Journal (Fall 2010).