Some of my recent writing:
- “All these songs help us to trace history”: Black Women and the Black Music History Narrative in the Harlem Renaissance Era,” in The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Middlebrow, ed. Kate Guthrie and Christopher Chowrimootoo (Oxford University Press, 2023).
- Guest editor with Kristen M. Turner, “The Arts in the Black Press During the Age of Jim Crow.” American Studies 59, no. 3 (2020).
- “‘Strange What Cosmopolites Music Makes of Us’: Classical Music, the Black Press, and Nora Douglas Holt’s Black Feminist Audiotopia,” Journal of the Society for American Music 14, no. 3 (August 2020): 308-336.
- “Race and History on the Operatic Stage: Caterina Jarboro Sings Aida,” in African American Arts: Activism, Aesthetics, and Futurity, ed. Sharrell D. Luckett (Bucknell University Press, 2019).
- A Small Step Toward Correcting the Overwhelming Whiteness of Opera, Culture Desk, The New Yorker online (2017)
- After November 8: Music in Moments of Crisis, National Sawdust Log (2016)
- The Improbable Rise of the First African American Opera Impresario, San Francisco Classical Voice (2017)
- “The only true history of the times”: African American History Onstage, In the Wings, Boston Lyric Opera (2018)
- “We can tell our own stories,” on Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ Juneteenth Concert, Opera News (2020)
Profiles & Interviews
- “The Art, the Play, and the Rigor,” profile of Claire Chase, Harvard Magazine (2018)
- Courtney Bryan: Creativity, Collaboration, and Completing the Picture, National Sawdust Log (2018)
- It’s Alive, Symphony (2018)
- We, the Artists, Symphony (2017)
- Grand Pianola Music (music of John Adams, Courtney Bryan, George Lewis), Mostly Mozart Festival, Lincoln Center (2018)
- The Complexity and Humanity of Floria Tosca, Boston Lyric Opera (2017)
- The Personal, Political Leonard Bernstein, Boston Lyric Opera (2018)
- Men and Women, Music and Words, on Cosi fan tutte, Seattle Opera (2018)
- At the Prototype Festival, Opera Gets Good and Difficult, San Francisco Classical Voice (2017)
- Cellist Amanda Gookin Goes It Alone at National Sawdust, San Francisco Classical Voice (2017)
- Sound and Silence: Miya Masaoka Evokes a World of Emotions, San Francisco Classical Voice (2017)
Digital & Public Humanities
- “The Great Dvorak Dead”: Sylvester Russell Assesses Dvorak’s Musical Legacy, Black Quotidian (2016)
- Commentary, The Digital Colored American Magazine (2017)