Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

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Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

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Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday - 9:00 - 5:00 (Remote)

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Wendy Powers

Wendy Powers

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Degrees and Studies:
PhD, Columbia University

Biographical Information:
Wendy Powers is a musicologist specializing in music of the late 15th and 16th centuries, particularly in Italy and France. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1994, submitting a dissertation on The Music Manuscript Fondo Magliabechi XIX.178 of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Florence: A Study in the Changing Role of the Chanson in Late Fifteenth-Century Florence.

Prof. Powers has played and taught recorder in New York City for many years, and She is on the planning committee of the Amherst Early Music Festival, where she is a long-time staff and faculty member teaching recorder and early notation and has taught at early music workshops across the U. S. and at many ARS chapter meetings. Since 2011, Wendy has co-directed (with Valerie Horst) Amherst Early Music’s CityRecorder workshop in New York City. In the fall of 2008, she was adjunct assistant professor of music at Vassar College. Wendy has written about musical instruments for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Timeline of Art History www.metmuseum.org). She sat for twenty-eight years on the Board of Directors of the New York City series Music Before 1800 and is currently on the board of directors of the American Recorder Society.

Ms. Powers is adjunct assistant professor at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College of the City University of New York, where she teaches music history; she has also taught early music notation and co-directed (with Susan Hellauer) the Early Music Collective at QC.

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