Dr. Robin Wallace
Professor of Musicology
School of Music
One Bear Place #97408
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: (254) 710-2360
Fax: (254) 710-1191
Dr. ROBIN WALLACE is Professor of Musicology at Baylor University, an appointment that commenced in August of 2003. Dr. Wallace received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College, where he studied piano with Thomas Simons and Leon Bates. He holds a Master of Philosophy and a Doctor of Philosophy in Music History from Yale University.
Dr. Wallace is the author of Take Note: An Introduction to Music through Active Listening, a major new music appreciation textbook published by Oxford University Press. His publications also include Beethoven's Critics (Cambridge University Press, 1986), a widely praised, groundbreaking study of the critical reception of Beethoven's music, and the series The Critical Reception of Beethoven's Compositions by his German Contemporaries, for which he served as translator and musicological editor. He has published articles and reviews in Music and Letters, The Journal of Musicology, The Journal of Musicological Research, Beethoven Forum, Music Library Association Notes, Nineteenth-Century Music Review and The Journal of Music History Pedagogy.
Before coming to Baylor, Dr. Wallace taught at the Petrie School of Music at Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He has also held teaching appointments at Yale, California State University at Long Beach, Scripps College, and Concordia University. He is a past president of the Southeast Chapter of the American Musicological Society.
In addition to being a collaborative pianist, he is also an accomplished harpsichord and recorder player, as well as a composer.