Jessica A. Holmes

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PhD Candidate, Musicology

Supervisor: Dr. Lloyd Whitesell

Research Interests
  • Music & Disability
  • Embodiment theory
  • Universal Design
  • Meredith Monk, Thomas Quasthoff, Evelyn Glennie
Academic Background
  • MA in Musicology, the University of Western Ontario (2010)
  • B. Mus. in Music History and Cello, the University of Western Ontario (2008)
Professional Experience
  • Paper Presentation, Society for American Music Annual Conference (2013): ” ‘The ‘north’ is also a state of mind’: Musical Evocations of the Canadian North and an Expressive Other in Meredith Monk’s ‘Facing North’ “
  • Paper Presentation, Society for American Music Annual Conference (2012): ” ‘Emotion we have no words for’: Meredith Monk’s ‘Education of the Girlchild’ and Human Emotion”
Awards
  • Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2012-2015)
  • McGill Graduate Excellence Entrance Scholarship (2011-2012)
Contact Information:

Jessica A. Holmes
Schulich School of Music – McGill University
555, Sherbrooke Street West
H3A 1E3 Montreal, QC, Canada