[ Musicology and Theory ]

Paul Berry

A historian of chamber music and song in nineteenth-century Germany and Austria, Professor Berry received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. His essays and reviews have appeared in The Journal of Musicology, Music and Letters, The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Riemannian Music Theories, and the Journal of the American Liszt Society. He is the recipient of a Whiting Fellowship in Humanities, the American Musicological Society’s Paul A. Pisk Prize, the American Brahms Society’s Karl Geiringer Scholarship, and, most recently, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities. His book, Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press in 2014. Mr. Berry is also active as a tenor specializing in early music, German lieder, and twentieth-century compositions. From 2007 until 2010, he served on the faculty of the University of North Texas College of Music. He joined the Yale faculty in 2010 and serves as Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Music History.