Graduate Student (2nd Year)

A. Kori Hill 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. Her primary research interests are the intersections of race, gender, and class within Western art music. Kori’s current focus is the history of classical violin performance and instruction within African American communities in late 19th-early 20th century United States.

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

Conference Papers

“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 (accepted)

“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

  • Kenan Graduate Awards Fund, 2016
  • Eileen Southern Travel Award, 2014

Teaching Assistant

  • Introduction to Black Music (MUSC 148)
  • Great Musical Works (MUSC 142)
  • Introduction to Women & Music (MUSC/WMST 188)
  • Introduction to Country Music (MUSC 144)