• Angela Mariani Smith Texas Tech Univerisity


For many years, the teaching of western music history relied upon an evolutionary paradigm in which medieval music

Author Biography

  • Angela Mariani Smith, Texas Tech Univerisity

    A native of the state of Massachusetts, Dr. Angela Mariani is Associate Professor of Musicology at the Texas Tech University School of Music and the director of Texas Tech Early Music Ensemble, which specializes in the performance of medieval, Renaissance, and early Baroque music.

    In addition to directing the Early Music Ensemble at Tech, Dr. Mariani teaches seminars on medieval music and early performance practice and graduate and undergraduate music history courses. She also designed and inaugurated Tech's very popular, large-enrollment History of Rock and Roll course and the School of Music