Olga Dolskaya Ackerly , Adjunct Associate Professor of Musicology
Dr. Dolskaya-Ackerly holds the Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music, New York City, and a Master of Science degree in Russian and Soviet studies with a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Kansas. Her major area of research is the Moscow Baroque and she has done extensive work on choral music manuscripts preserved in Muscovite and Kievan archives.
Her publications include Vasily Titov and the Russian Baroque, a facsimile edition of polyphonic songs in Spiritual Songs in Seventeenth-Century Russia, transcriptions of seventeenth-century Russian choral works in Monuments of Russian Sacred Music, and articles on various aspects of Russian music. A prominent lecturer at conferences both in the United States and abroad, Professor Dolskaya-Ackerly also serves as historical consultant for choirs and other musical organizations around the country.