Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater. Indiana University Press, 2020.

Journal Articles

“Intentions in Theory and Practice.” Music & Letters 99, no. 3 (2018): 448–70.

“Rethinking the Diegetic/Nondiegetic Distinction in the Film Musical.” Music and the Moving Image 10, no. 3 (2017): 3–20.

“Opera Singing and Fictional Truth.” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 71, no. 1 (2013): 81–90.

Book Chapters

“Sonic Spectacle in Korngold’s Score to A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935).” Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Music, edited by Christopher R. Wilson and Mervyn Cooke (forthcoming).


Review of Britten’s Unquiet Pasts: Sound and Memory in Postwar Reconstruction by Heather Wiebe. Current Musicology 96 (2013): 137–45.

Manuscripts in Preparation

“Anti-Colonialism, Art Music, and Against the Grain's Messiah/Complex