Marilyn McCoy

Adjunct Professor of Music

Columbia University

Marilyn L. McCoy completed her doctorate at the University of Chicago with a dissertation entitled "Gustav Mahler's Path to the New Music:  Musical Time and Modernism."  She has served on the music faculties of Clark University, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston University, Brandeis University, MIT, and the University of New Hampshire.  In addition to her appointment as endowed pre-concert lecturer for the MahlerFest in Boulder, Colorado, Dr. McCoy has spoken at Carnegie Hall, the Mostly Mozart Festival, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Berkshire Choral Festival, and the 2002 Bard Music Festival "Mahler and His World."  Though primarily a "Mahler scholar," she served as assistant archivist at the Arnold Schoenberg Institute in Los Angeles for the last three years of its existence (1995-98). She is presently at work on a translation of the correspondence between Alma Mahler and Arnold Schoenberg.