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A little more about Bob Judd...
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  • Organ major at Kent State University, BMus 1978. I was sad when the organ dept. at KSU closed, some time ago.
  • Started as organ major at Rice, switched to Music Theory (MMus, 1981).
  • DPhil Oxford 1989 on the notation of European keyboard music, 1500-1700. I can send you a PDF if you're interested; I think it's available at RILM if you have access there.
  • Taught at CSU Fresno, 1989-93: history and theory courses. The course I most enjoyed teaching was "Stravinsky in Fresno," a grad seminar (1991). I gave a paper about it at a CMS meeting the following year; it convinced me strongly of the importance of local history.
  • Moved to Philadelphia with my wife Cristle Collins Judd when she took a post at Penn in 1993
  • Took up the AMS ED position half-time 9/96
  • Position increased to .75-time mid-97; full-time fall 2009
  • I haven't had time to do very much research since taking up the AMS position. Some of my interests are reflected in stuff I've put up at I was quite pleased with both the "Synecdoche in Music" and "Music as Spiritual Combat" papers, and hope to return to these topics one day.
  • Among other duties, I am the point person for the AMS web site, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts; The AMS Communications Committee oversees these elements of the AMS.
  • I enjoy corresponding and talking with members. Drop me a note if you like, and feel free to phone (see the footer for the office tel.). If you're in New York and would like to meet up, let me know.
  • You can also send notes anonymously, if you wish.