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Allison Alcorn
Allison Alcorn
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Dr. Allison Alcorn

Department of Musicology - School of Music 
 Illinois State University

Office: Center for Visual Arts 211D
aalcorn@IllinoisState.edu

My Teaching Interests Include:

  • Honors education
  • Organology
  • Early Music (especially 17th-18th centuries)
  • Issues in Music
    • ​women / gender studies
    • audience development
    • funding and granting history in the arts
    • endangered species and the impact on the arts

My Research Interest​s Include:

  • 19th-century American pipe organ, particularly the Hinners Organ Company of Pekin, Illinois
  • Carleen Hutchins, 20th-century American luthier of experimental violins
  • circus music
  • organology (the study of musical instruments)
  • Pedagogy of music history, especially constructivist methods in the music history classroom
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Spring 2017 Campus Schedule

MWF     11:00-11:50 a.m.     CE 229
IDS 121A03.001 
Texts & Contexts: Music (for majors)

MWF     12:00-12:50 p.m.     CVA 211D
Office Hours (or by appointment)

MWF     1:00-1:50 p.m.        CE 229
IDS 121A03.002
Texts & Contexts: Music (for majors)

MWF     2:00-2:50 p.m.        CE 229
MUS 452
Music Since 1950 [Issues]

Upcoming Speaking Events:

  • Organ Historical Society - Minneapolis, MN  August 7, 2017