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Elizabeth Seitz

Music History Faculty

Elizabeth Seitz received her Ph.D. in musicology from Boston University in 1995 with a dissertation on Manuel de Falla and the influence of Impressionism in his early works. She has presented many scholarly papers on music on a wide variety of subjects, from Schubert and Bach to Tito Puente and MTV.

Seitz is currently a full-time faculty member at The Boston Conservatory. She is also a frequent lecturer at the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), The Boston Lyric Opera (BLO), The Museum of Fine Arts, Tanglewood and Exploritas. Her first murder mystery, Dissertation Most Deadly, was published in 2004 and she is currently working on the sequel, Murder Most Melodious. Seitz is also working on other writing projects, including a children’s book entitled Mervin the Musical Mouse, set at The Boston Conservatory.

Photo Credit: Liz Linder Photography

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