Short Biography

Honey Meconi is the inaugural Arthur Satz Professor at the University of Rochester, where she is also Professor of Musicology at the Eastman School of Music.  She is a specialist in music before 1600, and her many publications include Hildegard of Bingen (the first English-language book on Hildegard as composer), Pierre de la Rue and Musical Life at the Habsburg-Burgundian Court, and a continually expanding series of performing editions of Hildegard’s music, freely available online.  Her research has been supported by Fulbright, Mellon, and NEH Fellowships as well as numerous other grants.  A lifelong performer, she is co-recipient of the American Musicological Society’s Noah Greenberg Award “for distinguished contribution to the study and performance of early music.”  Her public musicology blog, The Choral Singer’s Companion: Music History with a Soupçon of Snark, is read worldwide.