Barbara Gordon, PhD
Field(s) of Interest/Expertise
A champion of French composer, Maurice Delage, Dr. Gordon’s research on the composer involved Paris interviews with writers, composers, and conductors who had worked with Delage. Dr. Gordon has also recorded a CD of selected songs from his oeuvre. A fluent speaker of French, Dr. Gordon’s present research is on little-known composers of the French mélodie.
New York performances include:
Weill Recital Hall, Donnell Library, St. Stephen’s Church, Lincoln Center Library, La Maison française, Alliance française, St. Paul’s Chapel, New York University.
Fields of Interest
Past research on French composer, Maurice Delage, interviewing writers, composers, and conductors in Paris who had worked with Delage.
Recorded CD of selected songs from Delage’s oeuvre.
Recent research in piano pedagogy: creative approaches to better learning at the keyboard.
Present research on 20th and 21st century music from Paterson, NJ (NEH grant application in progress).
Courses Taught at Felician University
Felician University Choir
History of the Broadway Musical
History and Literature of Music
Basic Piano I and II
Vocal Diction/Performance Practice
Instrumental Performance Practice
French I and II