Philip V. Bohlman


Philip V. Bohlman is the Mary Werkman Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Music. His current research includes books on Johann Gottfried Herder and nationalism, the aesthetics and politics of silence in music, and an introduction to the study of ethnomusicology for Cambridge University Press. He is Artistic Director of the New Budapest Orpheum Society, which explores the stage repertories presented through Yiddish and German-Jewish films from the emergence of sound film in the 1920s to the post-Holocaust generation of the 1950s. His work with the New Budapest Orpheum Society garnered the 2011 Noah Greenberg Award for Historical Performance from the American Musicological Society and he was awarded the 2009 Donald Tovey Prize from Oxford University.