Dr. Esther Morgan-Ellis
Assistant Professor of Music History and World Music
Office: Nix 209, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Musicology, Music History, World Music, Applied Cello
Esther Morgan-Ellis is assistant professor of music history and world music. She also teaches cello and serves as associate director of the women's vocal jazz ensemble. Dr. Morgan-Ellis holds a doctorate in music history from Yale University, where she wrote a dissertation on community singing in the motion picture palaces of the 1920s and '30s--also the subject of her forthcoming book. Her article "Edward Meikel and Community Singing in a Neighborhood Picture Palace, 1925–1929" was recently published in the journal American Music, and she has presented papers and lecture-recitals at academic conferences across the country. Dr. Morgan-Ellis also plays banjo very badly at the weekly Pickin' Porch old-time music jams.
Music History I - III
World Music Survey and Methods