Lucy Turner

PhD Student in Historical Musicology

Originally from Raleigh, NC, Lucy Turner is a PhD student in Historical Musicology at Columbia University, where she began in 2016. In 2012, Lucy received her Bachelor of Music in violin performance from Vanderbilt University, where she did a concentration in music history and completed an honors thesis in musicology entitled "Music in a Familiar Accent: Linguistic Rhythm as Nationalist Sentiment in the Sibelius, Enescu, and Janáček." She went on to receive a Master of Music, also in violin performance, from Boston University in 2014. Lucy is interested in early Austro-German Romanticism, manuscript studies, and the music of Beethoven, particularly form and meaning in the late quartets.


Degrees from Other Institutions: 
String Performance (Violin)
Boston University
Violin Performance, Concentration in Music History and Literature
Vanderbilt University