Bio

Emily I. Dolan is an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has taught since 2006. She is a specialist in the musical culture of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and her research focuses on the history of orchestration, instrumentality, and aesthetics, exploring the intersections between music, science, and technology. She has published articles in Current MusicologyEighteenth-Century MusicStudia musicologicaPopular MusicOpera Quarterly, and 19th-Century Music. Dolan has been a member of the Penn Humanities forum and was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study in 2009–10. Currently, Dolan is beginning two projects: a large-scale study of the concept of instrumentality in music and a project on Haydn's Twelve London Symphonies. In Fall 2012, Dolan began a position as College House Fellow in Rodin Hall, where she is affiliated with the Musical Engagement Program.