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Jane Bernstein
Austin Fletcher Professor of Music

B.A., City College of New York, 1967. M.Mus., University of Massachusetts, 1968. Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1974. Musicologist.

Primary research interests center on Renaissance music, women's studies, and nineteenth-century Italian opera. In 1999, she won the Otto Kinkeldey Award from the American Musicological Society for Music Printing in Renaissance Venice: The Scotto Press (1539–1572) and, in 2005, her book Women's Voices across Musical Worlds was named a finalist for the Pauline Alderman Award from International Alliance for Women in Music. Her other major publications include Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice (2002), the thirty-volume series The Sixteenth-Century Chanson, Philip Van Wilder: Collected Works, and French Chansons of the Sixteenth Century. She is currently working on a book about music print culture in Renaissance Rome.

Bernstein has received fellowships and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Philosophical Society, and the Gladys Delmas Foundation for Venetian Studies. She served as President of the American Musicological Society in 2008-10 and was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2005.

Jane Bernstein

Jane Bernstein

Office: M176, Granoff Music Center
Email Professor
Phone: 617.627.2421

Office Hours:
Tue 3:00-4:00pm
or by appointment

Department of Music
Granoff Music Center
20 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155