Dr. Ann Silverberg
Professor of Music
Music History and Ethnomusicology
Ann L. Silverberg is a professor in Austin Peay State University's Department of Music, specializing in musicology and ethnomusicology. She lived on the campus of the Shenyang Conservatory of Music in 2007-08, studying the guzheng (a string instrument played in China for at least two thousand years), Chinese traditional music, and Mandarin Chinese. Her work in China was supported by an Austin Peay State University Faculty Professional Development Assignment. Silverberg was chosen as a participant in a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Chinese Culture held on the campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, in 2007. Her credentials include fourteen years on the faculty at Austin Peay, a doctorate in musicology from the University of Illinois, and Master's degrees in musicology (Indiana University), library science (University of Illinois), and anthropology (Vanderbilt University). Recent scholarly work includes book chapters on Chinese music for A Global Studies Handbook: China (AB-Clio, forthcoming), and Catholic liturgical music reform (Paul Henry Lang, forthcoming).
Phone: (931) 221-7644
Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 212