Chair, Music History & Musicology;Chair, Music History & Musicology
Katarina Markovic, chair of NEC's music history department since fall 2010, is a musicologist and pianist specializing in late- and post-Romantic music. She completed her Ph.D. at Brandeis University in 2004 with a dissertation entitled “The World of Mahler’s Early Symphonies: From Idea to Form.” She has contributed articles to Beethoven Forum and New Sound International Magazine, and read papers at national and international conferences on a wide range of topics, including the music of Gustav Mahler, Mahler’s Beethoven interpretations, cyclicity in the nineteenth-century symphony, the lament in Balkan folk traditions, and French Early Modern Opera. Her scholarly interests are interdisciplinary in nature, and also include fin-de-siècle European arts and culture, German Idealist aesthetics, and music and national identity in the Balkan region.
A native of Belgrade, Serbia, Markovic has lived both in Europe and in the U.S. She is a recipient of research grants and awards from the French Ministry of Culture, Max Kade and Sachar Foundations, and Brandeis University.
Studies at the University of Arts, Yugoslavia; Ph.D., Brandeis University. Former faculty of Brandeis University.
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