Ph.D. Candidate

Megan Ross is a Ph.D. candidate from East Northport, N.Y. She holds degrees from Boston University (M.M. in Historical Musicology) and the College of the Holy Cross (B.A. in Music). Her recent work on Beethoven’s string quartets has included the study of related primary source material, the creative process and our understanding of Beethoven’s late style. In addition to Beethoven studies, her research interests include variation form, the overture, and DJ culture.

“The Second Finale of Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 130: A Study of the Composing Score and Autograph Manuscript,” M.A. thesis, Boston University, 2013.

Conference Papers

“The Intersection of Academic and DJ Culture in Chapel Hill” IASPM-US, Roundtable Panelist: “Researching Local Music Scene in the Triangle,” Chapel Hill, NC, March 14, 2014

Teaching Assistant:

  • Introduction to Women and Music (MUSC/WMST 188)
  • Introduction to Jazz History (MUSC 145)

Recitation Leader:

  • Great Musical Works (MUSC 142)