Jean L. Kreiling
Ph.D., M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.A., University of Virginia
B.A., The College of William and Mary
Dr. Kreiling teaches music history, music
appreciation, class piano, and music fundamentals.
Before coming to Bridgewater State University, Dr. Kreiling taught music at
the South Shore Conservatory of Music (Hingham, MA) and the University of
North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC); she also taught English at Western
Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC). She has sung with Musica Sacra
(Cambridge, MA), the Asheville (NC) Symphony Chorus, and the Greensboro (NC)
Symphony Chorus, and she performs occasionally as a pianist.
Dr. Kreilings articles on connections between music and literature have
appeared in the academic journals Ars Lyrica, Lucayos, and
Mosaic, and she has given presentations at interdisciplinary conferences
in London, Edinburgh, Toronto, Honolulu, and other venues. Additional
research and writing projects have included program notes for concerts at
BSU and elsewhere.
A prize-winning poet, Dr. Kreiling has published her work in several print
and online literary journals, including 14 by 14, Angle,
Ekphrasis, The Evansville Review, The Formalist,
Innisfree Poetry Journal, London Poetry Review, The Lyric,
Measure, The Pennsylvania Review, SLANT, Thema,
and Think Journal. Her poems have also appeared in anthologies,
including the recent Birchsong: Poetry Centered in Vermont. She was
the winner of the 2011 Able Muse Write Prize for Poetry, and she has been a
finalist for the Dogwood Poetry Prize, the Frost Farm Prize, and the
Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award.
Samples of her poetry on musical subjects can be found at the links below.
In the Alto
Section (Beethoven's Ninth Symphony)
Office: Maxwell Library 312A
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Last Modified: September 28, 2012