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Overview

  • Musicologist and musician Rose Pruiksma came to musicology via performance. She has  graduate degrees in clarinet performance (studied w/ Fred Ormand) and musicology from the University of Michigan.  Her writing and research focuses on music, dance, and French identity in seventeenth-century France. and her scholarship has been supported by Fulbright (1999-200) and NEH (2004) fellowships.  She has taught at a number of institutions in the northeast, including Bates College, Tufts University, the New England Conservatory of Music and Northeastern University.  While at Bates, she directed their Central Javanese Gamelan ensemble from the Fall of 2001 through Spring of 2003, and then served as co-director in the 2003-2004 academic year, working with Jodi Diamond, Pak Kwat from the STSI in Indonesia, Midiyanto, and Joko Susilo.  At Tufts University during the 2005-2006, she played with the Tufts Klezmer ensemble and participated in concerts featuring new music by Tufts student composers in addition to her academic teaching. She has taught courses that span the range of Western music history as well as teaching world music classes, and classes that incorporate Western & World musics side-by-side, such as her Tufts course “Shall We Dance?”: Music, Society, and the Body, or her current Introduction to Musicat UNH.  In addition to this, at UNH she has taught Art Song, both semesters of the music majors history survey, Music of the Baroque, Introduction to American Music, and Music in World Cultures.  Her scholarship focuses on representation, politics, and culture in the court ballets of Louis XIII and Louis XIV and she has published articles on the source for a detailed seventeenth-century description of a danced sarabande (Early Music, August 2015), the Académie royale de danse and the theatrical chaconne and presented her work on dance music and court ballet internationally. She is currently preparing a monograph on ballet and dance music at the courts of Louis XIII and Louis XIV and articles on the first professional danseuses and their sarabandes and the 1635 Ballet des Triomphes.
  • Publications

    Teaching Activities

  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2019
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2019
  • Rsrch Exp/Music Taught course 2019
  • Survey of Opera Taught course 2019
  • Honors/Introduction to Music Taught course 2018
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2018
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2018
  • Art Song Taught course 2018
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2018
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2018
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2017
  • Music Sem/Expl in Film Music Taught course 2017
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2017
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2017
  • Introduction to Music Taught course 2017
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2017
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2016
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2016
  • Survey of Opera Taught course 2016
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2016
  • Introduction to Music Taught course 2016
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2016
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2015
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2015
  • Survey of Music History Taught course 2015
  • History & Literature of Music Taught course 2015
  • Honors/Introduction to Music Taught course 2015
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2015
  • History & Literature of Music Taught course 2014
  • Intro Music,Media,Moving Image Taught course 2014
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2014
  • History & Literature of Music Taught course 2014
  • Honors/Introduction to Music Taught course 2014
  • Music in World Cultures Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Music, Calvin College
  • M.A. Musicology and Ethnomusicology, University of Michigan
  • M.M. Music, University of Michigan
  • Ph.D. Musicology and Ethnomusicology, University of Michigan
  • Full Name

  • Rose Pruiksma