Edgardo Salinas

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office Address: 
606 Dodge Hall
Office Hours: 
5:30 - 6:30 PM Wednesdays, Spring 2016, Hamilton 716 A

Edgardo Salinas earned a Ph.D. in Historical Musicology at Columbia University in May 2011. He is currently an Adjunct Assitant Professor at Columbia. Dr. Salinas is also Adjunct Professor in Music History at The Juilliard School. He was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer in Music at the Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities from 2010 to 2013.  A native of Argentina, he received a "Licenciatura" in Piano Performance from the School of Music at Universidad Nacional de Rosario and first came to the United States on a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue Master's degrees in Piano Performance and Music History at Bowling Green State University. His current book project, "The Sound of Modernity: Beethoven's Piano Sonatas and the Media of Romantic Poiesis," reappraises Beethoven's reinvention of the piano sonata as a momentous event in the history of musical media and poetic mediation in the modern West. 

Dissertation
"Modernity's Hearing Loss": Beethoven, Romantic Critique, and The Music of the Literary
Columbia Degrees: 
PhD, Historical Musicology
2011