Anne Schnoebelin, Faculty Ombuds


Anne Schnoebelen, Joseph and Ida Kirkland Mullen Professor Emerita of Music, received a bachelor of arts degree from Rosary College, a master of music in piano and a PhD in musicology from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.  She joined the Shepherd School faculty in 1974 as one of the original faculty members of the school.  She has served as chair of the musicology department, director of graduate studies, and acting dean of the Shepherd School.  Her research interests include Italian Baroque sacred music, Italian secular cantatas, Bolognese music of the 17th and 18th centuries, Bach, Beethoven, and performance practices.

She has received fellowships and grants from the American Association of University Women, Fulbright Full and Travel Grants, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends, American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grants, and Rice University Research and Publication Grants.  Her articles and reviews have been published in Acta Musicologica, The Musical Quarterly, Music and Letters, Musicl Library Association Notes, Journal of Musicological Research and Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music (an on-line journal.)

At the Shepherd School she taught a survey of Baroque music, and graduate seminars in the music of Monteverdi, Bach, Beethoven, Wagner, history of opera, and performance practices.  She is general editor of the series Seventeenth-Century Italian Sacred Music (25 volumes).  She served as Interim Dean of the Shepherd School of Music from January 2002 through July 2003.