John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Mark Katz, Ph.D.

Ruel W. Tyson Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Katz teaches courses on music and technology, popular music and modern art music

Musicology Music Theory Music Education Academic Writing Chamber Music

Bland Simpson

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Bland Simpson is an award-winning author, musician, playwright and songwriter and an expert on N.C.'s coast and waterways.

Creative Writing North Carolina's coast and waterways Writing on the Natural World Coastal Studies Playwriting

Michael Largey

Professor of Musicology · Michigan State University

Expert in Caribbean music, specifically Haitian classical and religious music

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Ethnomusicology Haiti Haitan Classical and Religious Music