INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Victor Coelho
   
  VICTOR COELHO is a Professor of Music at Boston University. He is a Musicologist and a specialist in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Italian music, as well as of popular music. His areas of research include Renaissance and Baroque instrumental styles, popular music, interdisciplinary approaches, and cross-cultural perspectives. As a specialist on popular music, he is interested in Blues, rock history, improvisation, and performance issues, and has appears regularly in digital and print media. Professor Coelho has pubished extensively on Renaissance and Baroque culture and music and his forthcoming books include the Cambridge Companion to the Rolling Stones. He is lutenist and co-director of the early music group "Il Furioso," and his recordings as lutenist and director appear on the Stradivarius and Toccata Classics labels.
   
  Will be teaching:
    An Urban American Musical Literature: Studying, Hearing, and Questioning Rap