B.A., Villanova University; Ph.D. Yale University
Area of Specialization
Renaissance and Baroque Music
MUSC 1100 - Music History Introduction
MUSC 3110 - Music Before 1600
MUSC 2140/2141 - Basic Keyboard and Piano Lab
Eric Bianchi joined the faculty of the Art History and Music Department in 2011. He specializes in music theory from 1550-1800. His research explores the intellectual and scientific contexts of music during the Early Modern period, with particular focus on the musical writings of the Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher. He was a Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome in 2008-2009.