Graduate Student (3rd Year)

A. Kori Hill is a third year graduate student whose work focuses on the study and performance of classical violin in black American communities in the 19th and 20th century United States. She received her Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from Miami University (OH) in 2012 and a Master of Music in Music History and Music Performance from West Virginia University in 2015.

“Destabilizing the Lincoln Memorial Concert: A Look at the Career of Marian Anderson.” M.A. thesis, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, 2017.

“Clarence Cameron White: Classical Violin Performance and Pedagogy in the African American Community.” M.M. thesis, West Virginia University, 2015.

Conference Papers

“Jessye Norman and the Concept of Black Women’s Vocality,” Feminist Theory & Music 14 Conference, San Francisco State University, July 2017

“Clarence Cameron White and The Negro Music Journal as a Pedagogical Tool,” The Arts in the Black Press in the Era of Jim Crow Conference, Yale University, March 2017

“White, Douglass, Cook: The Role of Networks in Nineteenth Century African-American Classical Music Education,” UNC-KCL Joint Graduate Music Conference, “Musical Networks and Ecologies,” UNC at Chapel Hill, August 2016 / South Central Graduate Music Consortium (SCGMC), Duke University, October 2016

  • James W. Pruett Summer Research Fellowship in Music at the Library of Congress, 2017
  • Kenan Graduate Awards Fund, UNC at Chapel Hill, 2016
  • Eileen Southern Travel Award, American Musicological Society, 2014

Teaching Assistant:

  • Introduction to Black Music (MUSC 148)
  • Introduction to Women & Music (MUSC/WMST 188)
  • Introduction to Country Music (MUSC 144)
  • Introduction to Rock (MUSC 143)

Recitation Leader:

  • Great Musical Works (MUSC 142)