Christopher Moore is a musicologist specializing in French music of the twentieth century. His writings have been published and/or are forthcoming in The Musical Quarterly, 19th-Century Music, The Journal of Musicological Research, Music&Politics; Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music and the Cahiers de la société québécoise de recherche en musique. He has presented his research internationally at meetings of the American Musicological Society (2006, 2010, 2012), the New York-St. Lawrence chapter of the American Musicological Society, the Canadian University Music Society, the International Music Society, and the Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique, among others.  In 2006 he was awarded the George Proctor Prize from the Canadian University Music Society and in 2012 was the recipient of the Philip Brett Award administered by the LGBTQ study group of the American Musicological Society.

Prior to arriving at the School of Music at the University of Ottawa, Christopher Moore was visiting assistant professor at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. He received his PhD from McGill University in 2006 where he studied under Prof. Steven Huebner. He spent a number of years in Paris, where he received degrees in musicology from the Université de Paris IV–La Sorbonne and in piano performance and chamber music from the Conservatoire national de région de Versailles.

Current projects include an edited collection of essays, in collaboration with Prof. Barbara Kelly, dealing with French music criticism during the interwar period; continuing work on composer Francis Poulenc; and a book-length examination of the relationship of gender to musical style and aesthetics in French music during the 1920s and 30s.


Christopher Moore, PhD
Professeur agrégé/Associate professor
École de musique/School of Music
Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa
50 University
Ottawa, Ontario
Tel.: (613) 562-5800 + 3568

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