Visiting Professor of Music History
Elizabeth Sallinger (she/her) is currently a visiting professor of music history at the University of Connecticut. She holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Kansas. Her research primarily focuses on orchestration in Broadway rock musicals of the 1960s and 70s, considering how instrumental choices impact interpretation of characters and plot in certain productions. She has presented papers on this subject, as well as other topics in musical theater, music and Exoticism, and music and literature at various conferences, to include the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and the College Music Society, among others. She has contributed to the text Dueling Grounds: Revolution and Revelation in the Musical Hamilton, and currently has several other works-in-progress.