gregory e. weinstein
Sloan Music Center 105
Reed College Music Department2017 – 2018Visiting Scholar
Davidson College2014 – 2017Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing and Music
Columbia College Chicago2007 – 2014Lecturer of Music (Popular Music)
University of Chicago Writing Program2010 – 2014Lector
University of Chicago2013Ph.D., Music (Ethnomusicology)Dissertation: "Creativity in the Mix: Collaboration and Contingency in Britain's Classical Music Recording Studios"
Princeton University2002A.B. Music Major with Certificate in Music Performance (Trombone)
Air Flows: Voice and Breath in Three Recordings.2016IASPM@Journalvol. 6, no. 2, pp. 117–138
Under Review
Recording Rehearsing: The “Hidden” Process of the Classical Music Recording Session. World of Music 5 (2016).
History of Record Production and Recording Industries2016Davidson College
Writing about World Music2015–16Davidson College
Glam (Studies of Composers and Styles)2015Davidson College
Music of the United States2014Davidson College
Noise: A Course in Music and Writing2014 – 15Davidson College
Music History and Analysis II (Contemporary, Urban, and Popular Music sections)2013 – 14Columbia College Chicago
Popular Contemporary Music (Online Section)2014Columbia College Chicago
Popular Contemporary Music2007 – 14Columbia College Chicago
Academic and Professional Writing (Lector)2010 – 14University of Chicago
Glam: Music, Gender, Identity2013University of Chicago
Introduction to Western Art Music2011University of Chicago
Introduction to World Music (Course Assistant)2009University of Chicago
Digital Studies Professional Development Grant2015Davidson College
Faculty Study and Research Grant2015Davidson College
Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Short Term Research Fellowship2010Berlin, Germany
Nicholson Center for British Studies Graduate Fellowship2009University of Chicago
Wadmond Fund2009University of Chicago Department of Music
Invited Presentations
A Too Perfect Recording: Perfection and Humanness in the Classical Music Recording Studio201413 February, Southern Methodist University
Conference Presentations
Kendrick Lamar, Compton, and the "Post-Gangsta" Aesthetic2016“It Ain’t Where You’re From, It’s Where You’re At”: International Hip Hop Studies ConferenceUniversity of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Recording Bodies: Economics and Embodiment in Classical Music Recording2015Art of Record Production annual conferencePhiladelphia, PA
Producing Intimacy: The Curious Case of “Live” Classical Recordings2014Art of Record Production annual conference: Record Production in the Digital AgeOslo, Norway
Pop Goes the Work-Concept: Ethnography and the Analysis of Art Music Recordings2014British Forum for EthnomusicologyLondon, United Kingdom
Air Flows: Breath, Voice, and Authenticity in Three Recordings2014International Association for the Study of Popular Music (US Branch) annual meetingChapel Hill, North Carolina
Editing Works: Ethics of Perfection in Classical Music Recordings2013AHRC Research Network on Performance in the Studio Online Conference
“Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide”: David Bowie, Lady Gaga, and the Death of Glam2013International Association for the Study of Popular Music (US Branch) annual meetingAustin, Texas
Recording Rehearsing: The “Hidden” Process of the Classical Studio Session2012Society for Ethnomusicology annual meetingNew Orleans, Louisiana
An “Acoustically Perfect Hall”? Engineering Space in Classical Recordings2011Society for Ethnomusicology annual meetingPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Got “Live”? Recording (as) Classical Music Performance2011Midwest Graduate Music ConsortiumMadison, Wisconsin
Collaborating on the Classics: Creativity in the Classical Recording Studio2010Current Trends in Ethnomusicological Research Workshop
Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hanover, Germany
“A Window into a Performance”: Recording Classical Music in Post-Fordist London2009Society for Ethnomusicology annual meetingMexico City, Mexico
The Historically-Informed Synthesizer2008British Forum for Ethnomusicology annual MeetingCardiff, United Kingdom
Tourists in a Local World: Traveling Through the Chicago Blues Scene2006Society for Ethnomusicology annual meetingHonolulu, Hawaii
Rapper’s Delight: Reclaiming Urban Space in the South Bronx2005Experience Music Project Pop ConferenceSeattle, Washington
Service Experience
Executive Web Editor and Membership and Communications Committee Member2016-International Association for the Study of Popular Music, U.S. Branch
Assistant Web Editor2015–16International Association for the Study of Popular Music, U.S. Branch
Online Course Design Committee2013Columbia College Chicago
Co-Organizer and Program Committee Member2006 – 07Midwest Graduate Music Consortium
Graduate Music Society (Secretary and President)2004 – 06University of Chicago
Provost’s Working Group for Graduate Life in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Divinity School2007 – 08University of Chicago
Additional Relevant Experience
Research Assistant and Program Annotator2006 – 09University of Chicago Performance Program
Research Assistant and Program Annotator2004 – 06Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago