Paul Berry

Paul Berry

Paul Berry is Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Music History, Coordinator of Academic Studies, and Deputy Dean of the Yale School of Music. He earned his BA in Humanities and Music from Yale College (2000) and his PhD in historical musicology from the Yale Department of Music (2007). His scholarly work focuses on compositional process and interpersonal communication in the chamber music and songs of Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, and other composers and performers of the nineteenth century.

His first book, Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion, was published in 2014 by Oxford University Press; his essays and reviews have appeared in books and scholarly journals in the United States and the United Kingdom. As a tenor, Paul specializes in early music, German lieder, and recent compositions. He has studied voice with Gene Ferguson, Douglas Ahlstedt, and Richard Lalli; recital collaborators have included fortepianist Christoph Hammer and pianists Boris Berman and Charles Rosen.

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