Julianne Lindberg

Julianne Lindberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, History of Music


Julianne Lindberg is an assistant professor of musicology in the Department of Music. Her research interests include musical theater, musical modernism in Europe and the U.S., and children's musical cultures. She received her Ph.D. in Musicology from UCLA, with a dissertation that explored the "childlike" in French music at the fin de siècle. Her current book project traces the genesis and cultural significance of Rodgers and Hart's classic comedy Pal Joey (forthcoming with the Broadway Legacies series at Oxford University Press). Work related to this project has appeared in Studies in Musical Theatre, in the Routledge Companion to Jazz, and is forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Theatre Screen Adaptations (2019).

Lindberg teaches the western classical music history sequence, as well as the History of American Musical Theater, Gender and Ethnicity in American Music, Introduction to the Arts, and other courses in popular music.Lindberg is also an avid and experienced clarinetist. She performs frequently with the Reno Philharmonic and with local chamber groups.


  • Ph.D., Musicology, UCLA