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Patrick R. Warfield

Associate Professor, Musicology
Director, Graduate Studies
Administration & Staff
Musicology & Ethnomusicology Division
B.M. in Music Education (clarinet), Lawrence University; M.A. in Musicology, Indiana University; Ph.D. in Musicology, Indiana University

Patrick Warfield is a specialist in American musical culture and holds a Ph.D. in musicology from Indiana University. His current research focuses on music in Washington, D.C. during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with a special interest in the American wind band tradition.

Dr. Warfield has presented at conferences and meetings of the American Musicological Society, the Society for American Music, the Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Förderung der Blasmusik, and the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association. He has also been a speaker at the International Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music and the annual American Band History Conference. His publications have appeared in The Journal of the American Musicological Society, American Music, The Journal of the Society for American Music, and Nineteenth-Century Music Review.He recently completed an edition of six marches by John Philip Sousa for the series Music of the United States of America and is currently finishing a biography of Sousa to be published by the University of Illinois Press.

Dr. Warfield is a founding member of the editorial board of The Journal of Music History Pedagogy, and is especially interested in the teaching of American popular music, including rock, jazz, and the blues. He also serves as the book review editor for the Society for American Music’s Bulletin.

Read Dr. Warfield’s article “The March as Musical Drama and the Spectacle of John Philip Sousa”

Read selections from Dr. Warfield’s edition John Philip Sousa: Six Marches

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