Sue teaches harp lessons for the department.
Sue Taylor earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in harp with teachers who studied with Carlos Salzedo and Marcel Grandjany.
Sue is the harpist with the Saint Louis Philharmonic Orchestra.
Sue holds a Ph.D. in musicology from Washington University and has taught courses in University College and Summer School since 1989. Her areas of research include the music of Gustav Mahler and fin-de- siècle Viennese composers and the orchestral scoring for harp in 19th-century music forward.
PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS INCLUDE:
American Musicological Society Annual Meeting, Quebec City, November 1-4, 2007
Paper: “Mahler’s ‘Symphonia domestica’: the Sixth Symphony’s Scherzo and a Barnyard Tale of Family Values”
Fulbright Scholar-Doctoral Research Fellowship; Vienna, Austria; one year
Dean's Award for Teaching, University College, Washington University, 2007
Nominated for Undergraduate Students of Arts & Sciences Faculty Award 2007