Johanna Keller

    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Associate Professor
    • Organization:S.I. Newhouse School, Syracuse Univ.
    • Area of Expertise:Arts Journalism, Criticism, Music

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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Arts Journalism, Criticism, Music
      Summary of expertise:
      Professor; Founding director of the first MA program in arts journalism at an accredited college; long-time writer on culture and classical music; national arts journalism advocate.
      Blog/Web site:
      Books/articles published:

      "Royal Madness & Exotic Desire: Masterworks from Mozart & Handel from Glyndebourne Opera Festival," The Hopkins Review, Fall 2016

      "The Tragic Visage of Lachenmann's The Little Match Girl," Classical Voice North America, June 7, 2016

      "Music From Japan Festival 2016: The Koan of Neo-Japonism," The Hopkins Review, Summer 2016

      "Noh Plays Inspire New Magic From Saariaho, Sellars," Classical Voice North America, March 25, 2016

      "The Jon Stewart of Chamber Music," The New York Times, May 24, 2013

      “An Adagio for Strings, and for the Ages” The New York Times, March 7, 2010

      ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for excellence in music writing (essays in The New York Times).

      FRONT PAGE AWARD from the Newswomens Press Club of NY (features in The New York Times)

      Member of PEN AMERICA

      Prior media experience:
      Executive Editor of Chamber Music Magazine; Interim VP of Marketing & Communications, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Freelance writer and guest editor for The New York Times Arts & Leisure Section; Writing Professor at The New School, NYC.
      Educational background:
      MA Antioch University, 1996 in creative writing and literature; BMUS University of Colorado at Boulder, 1973.
      Arts Journalism, Cultural Criticism, Classical Music, World Music, New Music, Opera, Chamber Music, Film, Architecture, Theater, Popular Culture, Visual Arts, Art, Museums, Design Journalism; Education.

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