A. LeRoy Greason Professor of Music
201 Gibson Hall
B.A. Sussex University
M.A., Ph.D. Cornell
Mary Hunter is a musicologist with interests in eighteenth-century opera, gender and music, music in film, and the history of performance. She has received research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society and the National Humanities Center.
Hunter is currently editor of AMS Studies in Music. She has been editor of Cambridge Opera Journal, (1998-2003), co-editor of Opera Buffa in Mozart's Vienna, (Cambridge, 1997) and the author of The Culture of Opera Buffa in Mozart's Vienna, (Princeton, 1999), which won the American Musicological Society's Kinkeldey Prize. She is also the author of numerous articles in such journals as The Journal of the American Musicological Society, The Journal of Musicology, Cambridge Opera Journal, The Musical Times, repercussions, and Current Musicology, and she has spoken frequently at meetings of the American Musicological Society, the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies and the International Musicological Society.
She is an active violinist. Teaching areas include music theory, early music, opera, eighteenth century music, Arabic music, and music in culture.