Deborah Kauffman

Deborah Kauffman

Professor of Music History and Literature

School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts

Contact Information

(970) 351-2319
Frasier 121


Stanford University, Doctor of Musical Arts
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Master of Music
University of California at Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Music

Professional/Academic Experience

University of Northern Colorado, Professor of Music History and Literature, 1999 to present
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Musicological Research (Taylor and Francis, Inc.), 2001 to present
Stanford Continuing Studies Program, Instructor, Summer, 1998
University of Denver, Adjunct Instructor, Fall, 1997
University of Richmond, Adjunct Instructor, Spring, 1992

Research/Areas of Interest

Music of the French Baroque; the musical repertory of the Maison de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr; performance practices

Publications/Creative Works

“Nivers’s petits motets: Styles and adaptations,” in Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers, musicien de la Réforme catholique sous le règne de Louis XIV. Edited by Cécile Davy-Rigaux. (Paris: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, in preparation)

“Guillaume-Gabriel Nivers’s plain-chant musical Motets in the Repertory of the Maison royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr,” in Qui musicam in se habet: Studies in Honor of Alejandro Planchart. Edited by Anna Zayaruznaya, Bonnie Blackburn, and Stanley Boorman (American Institute of Musicology, 2015)

“A l’usage de ma sœur: The Plainchant Repertory of Saint-Cyr as Represented in F-Vm Mm. 55,” in Chant and Culture. Edited by Barbara Swanson and Armin Karim (Canadian Institute of Medieval Music, 2014)

Jean Racine’s Cantiques spirituels: Musical Settings by Moreau, Lalande, Marchand, Bousset, and Duhalle. Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque (A-R Editions, 2013)

“Fauxbourdon in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: ‘Le secours d’une douce harmonie’,” Music and Letters 90/1 (February, 2009), 68–93.

Honors and Awards

2011–2012: College Scholar, College of Visual and Performing Arts, UNC
2009: Provost Research and Dissemination Grant, UNC
2005: Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, UNC.
2003: Faculty Research and Publications Research Grant for “Fauxbourdon in Eighteenth-Century France,” UNC.
2000: Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, UNC.

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