Michael Beckerman

Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Music, Arts and Humanities

Affiliation: NYU New York


B.A. 1973, Hofstra University; M.Ph., 1978; M.A., 1976; Ph.D. 1982 , Columbia.

Areas of Research/Interest

Czech and Eastern European music; Musical Form and Meaning; Film Music; Music of the Roma (Gypsies); Music and War; Music in the Concentration Camps; Jewish Music; Music and Disability

External Affiliations

Leonard Bernstein Scholar in Residence, New York Philharmonic, 2016-17; International Board of Governors, Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, 2013-; Board of Directors, Czech Center, NY 2010-15; Vice-President, DAHA (Dvorák American Heritage Association) 2009-; Vice-President, American Musicological Society, 2010-12; Chairman, Jury for the International Melodrama Competition, Prague, 2006; Director of Research, OREL Foundation 2006-2008; Research Adviser, 2009- ; Board Member, Stanford Humanities Center; Board Member, IREX

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