Raymond Burkhart

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ay received his Ph.D. in Musicology from Claremont Graduate University in 2010. He was awarded a valuable CGU Dissertation Grant in 2007-08. In 2005-06 he was recognized as a "Student in the Spotlight," and he received the Fernandez Prize in Music in 2004.

Ray has presented papers at several conferences: at the 2012 Second International Historic Brass Symposium in New York, at the 2009 joint conference of the Galpin Society and the Historic Brass Society in London and Edinburgh, at the 2009 inaugural BraSS Trumpet Forum at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, at the 2007 Historic Brass Society conference in Paris, and at the 2006 joint conference of the Historic Brass Society and the Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Förderung der Blasmusik (IGEB) in Northfield, Minnesota.

Ray's article, "Brass Chamber Music in Circuit Chautauqua,
1904 to c.1930," was published in 2008 in the IGEB journal,
Alta Musica (vol. 26), and his article, "The Paris Factor:
French Influence on Brass Chamber Music,
1840-1930," was published online by
the Cité de la Musique in Paris.


Awards and Honors

Claremont Graduate University Dissertation Grant
Fernandez Prize in Music, Claremont Graduate University
Historic Brass Society Streitwieser Scholar Support Award
Claremont Graduate University Travel Grant
Student in the Spotlight, Claremont Graduate University

Professional Associations
and Honorary Societies

American Musicological Society
College Music Society
Historic Brass Society
Pi Kappa Lambda

Conference Papers

"American Women's Brass Quartets before 1900: Clever, versatile, and fair to look upon," presented at the Second International Historic Brass Symposium in New York, New York, 2012.

"Cornet and Trumpet Quartets in the United States, 1872-1939," presented at the inaugural BRaSS Trumpet Forum at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland, 2009

"Fanfare's Fanfares: Heralding a New Era," presented at the 2009 Historic Brass Society/Galpin Society Joint Conference in London, England and Edinburgh, Scotland

"The Paris Factor: French Influence on Brass Chamber Music, 1840-1930," presented at the 2007 Historic Brass Society Conference in Paris, France

"Brass Chamber Music in Circuit Chautauqua, 1904 to c.1930," presented at the joint conference of the Historic Brass Society and the Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Förderung der Blasmusik, Northfield, MN, 2006

Scholarly Publications

Brass Chamber Music in Lyceum and Chautauqua: A Dissertation. Los Angeles: Premiere Press, 2010

"The Paris Factor: French Influence on Brass Chamber Music, 1840-1930," revised version published online by Citedelamusique.fr, March 2010

"Brass Chamber Music in Circuit Chautauqua, 1904 to c.1930," Alta Musica, vol. 26 (2008)

Research Interests

Brass Chamber Music
History of the Trumpet and Cornet
Civil War Brass Band Music
Music for Motion Pictures
Music in Lyceum and Chautauqua
Trumpet Pedagogy