Lecture Series in Musicology: Nicole Biamonte (McGill University)
"Jimi Hendrix and the Star-Spangled Banner." Nicole Biamonte is Associate Professor of Music Theory at McGill University and editor of the journal Music Theory Online. She received her Ph.D. in music theory from Yale University. Dr. Biamonte's primary research area concerns the theory and analysis of popular music, with a focus on rhythmic, metric, and harmonic functions in rock music. She is also interested in issues of music theory pedagogy, particularly as they relate to incorporating examples and analytical models from popular music, and in musical historicism in the nineteenth century.