Janice Dickensheets

Janice Dickensheets

Assistant Professor of Music History

School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts

Contact Information

Phone
(970) 351-2017
Office
Frasier 93B

Education

Doctor of Arts, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, Music History and Literature with Secondary in Music Technology

Master of Music, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, Vocal Performance and Pedagogy

Bachelor of Arts, Mesa College, Grand Junction, CO, Visual & Performing Arts, Primary Emphasis: Music; Secondary Emphasis: Dance

Professional/Academic Experience

Fall 2013 – Present Assistant Professor
School of Music, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

1997- Spring 2013 Adjunct Instructor
School of Music University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

Research/Areas of Interest

Nineteenth-century Musical Styles
Narrative studies in Nineteenth-Century Music
Musical styles in film
Opera and Shakespeare

Publications/Creative Works

“The Topical Vocabulary of the Nineteenth Century.” Journal of Musicological Research XXXI/2-3 (April-September 2012), 97-137.

Presentation for UNC students, faculty, and Greeley community – The Music of Middle Earth: Howard Shore’s Music for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, (April 8, 2016, Frasier Hall, University of Northern Colorado)

SMT Regional Conference – The Growth of Narrative Analysis and its Implications for Pedagogy, (April 22-23, 2016, Albuquerque, NM)

Texas Society for Music Theory Conference (Regional), Novelistic Analysis: A Reading of Brahms’s Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-Sharp Minor, (March 1-2, 2013, Denton, TX)

CMEA State Conference, Looking for the Forest: Providing an Aerial View of Western Culture in Music History Courses,(January 29, 2011, Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Honors and Awards

2011, UNC, First Year Scholar’s Outstanding Faculty
2010, UNC, McNair, Mentor of Best Research Paper Award Winner
2008, UNC, First Year Scholar’s Outstanding Faculty