Edgardo Salinas

Edgardo Salinas earned a Ph.D. in Historical Musicology at Columbia University in May 2011.  Dr. Salinas is 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. 

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