- Alumnus Joseph Mann (Ph.D. 2017) gives a presentation at the 49th Medieval and Renaissance International Music Conference held at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal, on July 8. The title of his presentation is "'A good exhortation,' or Moral Instruction in English Broadside Ballads, 1558–1625."
- Ph.D. student Gretchen Erlichman gives a presentation at the 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies, hosted online by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, on May 10. The title of her presentation is "Ave, Gloriosa: Shedding Light on the La Clayette Motets and Their Use for Marian Devotion in the Medieval Divine Office in France."
- Dr. Andrew H. Weaver publishes a review of David M. Bynog's Notes for Violists (Oxford University Press, 2021) in the Journal of the American Viola Society 37, no. 1 (spring 2021): 71–73.
- Alumnus Joseph Mann (Ph.D. 2017) gives a presentation at the online Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America on April 13. The title of his paper is "On the Defensive: Music and the Puritan Orthodoxy of the Interregnum."
- Ph.D. student Gretchen Erlichman is a finalist for the Lowens Award for Student Research, given by the Capital Chapter of the American Musicological Society, for her paper "Das Volkslied, das Vöglein, das Vaterland: A Historical Analysis of Schumann's Settings of 'Wenn ich ein Vöglein wär'."
- Dr. Andrew H. Weaver receives a grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst to travel to Germany to conduct research for his book Robert Schumann, Narrator in Song: A Theory of Narratology for the German Romantic Lied and Song Cycle.
- Ph.D. candidate Matthew Gabay receives a $5000 grant from the Cosmos Club of Washington, DC, to travel to Germany to conduct research for his dissertation, "Music Printing in Nuremberg during the Long Seventeenth Century: The Endter Printing Dynasty."
- Alumnus Joseph Mann (Ph.D. 2017) publishes the book Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England, Studies in British Musical Cultures 1 (Clemson: Clemson University Press, 2020).
- Ph.D. candidate Anna Brashears presents a paper at the Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society, held online on November 7–8 and 14–15. The title of her paper, given on November 14, is “‘Now We are Dead’: Ethel Voynich’s Epitaph in Ballad Form and the Aftermath of Rebellion.”
- Dr. Andrew H. Weaver publishes the book A Companion to Music at the Habsburg Courts in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Brill's Companions to the Musical Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Europe 4 (Leiden: Brill, 2020), a collection of essays that he edited and to which he contributed. Among the other contributors is Dr. Sara Pecknold, assistant professor of the practice of sacred music.