Elizabeth Seitz

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Elizabeth Seitz joined Boston Conservatory in 2005 and serves as music history coordinator.

She received her Ph.D. from Boston University on a dissertation discussing the early works of Manuel de Falla and his relationship to the Impressionist movement in France. She has given papers on a wide variety of topics, including Schubert, MTV, and Tito Puente. She has taught at New England Conservatory, Washington University, Tufts University, Brown University, and Boston University. In addition to teaching, Dr. Seitz participates in a wide variety of community outreach programs and is a frequent lecturer at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, The San Francisco Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, Rockport Chamber Series, and Tanglewood, among others. She has written a musicological murder mystery entitled Dissertation Most Deadly and is currently working on the sequel.

Professional Awards and Recognitions

  • Music Division Faculty Member of the Year (Boston Conservatory, 2015)