Mark Seto is a PhD alumnus in Historical Musicology from Columbia University, where his research focused on nineteenth-century orchestral music, aesthetics, nationalism, and performance. His dissertation, entitled "Symphonic Culture in Paris, 1880-1905: The Bande à Franck and Beyond," was advised by Walter Frisch and Karen Henson. An active performer, he is also the Music Director of Morningside Opera and a conductor and violinist in the Chelsea Symphony.
In 2011, Dr. Seto accepted a tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor of Music at Connecticut College.
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"The Choral Music of Luigi Cherubini and Augusta Holmès." In Nineteenth-Century Choral Music, ed. Donna Di Grazia. Routledge Studies in Musical Genres, R. Larry Todd, series general editor, forthcoming.
Review of Jann Pasler, Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France. Current Musicology 88 (Fall 2009): 109-16.