UMKC Conservatory Announces Erika Honisch As New Assistant Professor of Musicology


The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to welcome Erika Honisch as assistant professor of musicology. She will begin her work September, 2012.

Dr. Honisch completed her PhD in music history and theory at the University of Chicago in 2011. She also has a master’s degree in music history and theory from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Music in music history and literature from the University of British Columbia.

The recipient of the American Musicological Society Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship and the University of Chicago-Andrew Mellon Dissertation Fellowship, Dr. Honisch spent a year researching and teaching at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music.

She is a regular presenter at national and international conferences, having presented papers in the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Spain, and Croatia. Her article “The Transmission of the Polyphonic Amen in the Early Fifteenth Century was recently published in Plainsong and Medieval Music, and she has articles forthcoming in Sakralmusik im Habsburger Kaiserreich, 1619–1740 (ed. Tassilo Erhardt) and Recent Research in Early Iberian Music in an International Context (ed. Tess Knighton and Emilio Ros-Fabregas).

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Honisch to the UMKC Conservatory.



For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949