SEMINARS (partial list):

  • 17th-Century Music and Culture
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the Renaissance
  • Iconography
  • Music and Science in Early Modern Europe
  • Sixteenth-Century Manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale (while teaching at the Ecole Normale Supérieure)
  • Introduction to Musicology
  • Medieval English Music
  • Monteverdi
  • Mozart's Working Methods
  • Performance Practice and the History of Ideas
  • Philosophical Writings about Music from Aristotle to Galileo
  • Popular Music & Popular Culture
  • Power and Patronage: Renaissance Mantua and Florence
  • Renaissance Instrumental Music
  • Research Methods and Bibliography

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES (partial list):

  • Renaissance Music and Image
  • Beethoven
  • Core history courses: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical
  • Mozart
  • Music and the Interdisciplinary Arts
  • Music History after Beethoven: 1830-1945
  • Music of Miles Davis
  • Renaissance Music and Renaissance Values
  • History of Funk
  • Rolling Stones: Rock Exiles
  • Rock at the Crossroads: Blues and Rock
  • Splices of Rock Music: Pop Art and Pop Music, 1960s

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS:

  • 2004: Robert Lehman Visiting Professor, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence, Italy
  • 2004: Students' Union Teaching Award, Honorable Mention
  • 2003: University Professor (university chair)
  • 2001: University of Calgary President’s Circle Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity
  • 2001: Distinguished Achievement Award, Indo-Canada Association
  • 2000: Villa I Tatti Reader’s Digest–Lila Wallace Special Project Grant
  • 2000: Noah Greenberg Award for distinguished contribution to the study and performance of early music, given by the American Musicological Society
  • 1999: Research Grant, Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon)
  • 1997-98: Robert Lehman Fellow, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence
  • 1999: Listed in “Most Popular Prof” category, in The Maclean’s Guide to Canadian Universities
  • 1994: Chercheur associé, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris
  • 1993: Nominated for Students’ Union Teaching Award (also 1989, 1997, 2002)
  • 1993: Fellow, Fundação Oriente (Lisbon and Goa, India)
  • 1991: Fellow, The Aston Magna Academy, Rutgers University
  • 1990: University of Calgary Research Grants (also 1993, 1996)
  • 1989: SSHRC: travel and conference grants (also 1986,1991-93)
  • 1984-85: Fellow, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Venice, Italy
  • 1984: Fellow, The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Direktstipendium (refused)
  • 1983: Fellow, The Fondation des Treilles, Tourtour, France
  • 1983: Grants from The University of Wisconsin (1985) and UCLA
  • 1982-83: UCLA Alumni Association Distinguished Scholar Award