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Christy Talbott

Christy Talbott

Associate Professor


Ph.D. The Ohio State University, M.M. University of South Florida, B.S. Kent State University, B.A. Hiram College

Dr. Talbott double-majored in religion and music at Hiram College before earning her Bachelor's degree in a third area, education, from Kent State University. She received her Master's degree in Music Theory at the University of South Florida and her Ph.D. with a music theory emphasis from The Ohio State University. She graduated with honors from all four institutions. A full member of ASCAP, she composes primarily for vocal soloists and college choirs. In addition to composing, she devotes much research to student learning and presents her findings to those in the music and education fields. She has received many teaching honors including, most recently, the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching in 2015 and the Arthur M. Kaplan Award for Teaching Excellence in 2016.