Elizabeth Massey (she/her) first taught at Peabody in 2017 and currently teaches graduate seminars on Early Modern music. Her research interests include nationalism and its relationships to religion, gender, and race; performance practice and reception; semiotics and intertextuality; and both historical and current popular music. Massey is an active member of the Pedagogy Study Group of the American Musicological Society and completed intensive teacher training programs though the Teaching and Learning Transformation Center at the University of Maryland, where she also received a fellowship award for her teaching.
Massey earned her Ph.D. in Music from the University of Maryland. She also holds a M.M. in Musicology and a M.M. in Bassoon Performance from The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in music and history from Gettysburg College. Massey is also an active performer on bassoon and contrabassoon. As a Peabody alumna, she is happy to be back in Baltimore and at Peabody.