Richard Giarusso, Adjunct Faculty

Richard Giarusso joined the department of musicology at Peabody in the fall of 2007. He is a versatile musician with practical and scholarly experience in a wide range of repertoire. He has a Ph.D. in historical musicology from Harvard University, completing his dissertation under the supervision of the late Reinhold Brinkmann. His research focuses on the music of Schubert, Bruckner, Mahler, and Vaughan Williams. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Giarusso maintains an active career as a singer and conductor throughout the Northeast. He has studied voice with Keith Kibler, Pamela Dellal, and Elizabeth Daniels and conducting with E. Wayne Abercrombie and Bradley Wells.

Dr. Giarusso was awarded the Master of Liberal Arts Program Teaching Award in Spring 2013.