gregory e. weinstein
Employment

2017 – 2018

Reed College Music Department
Visiting Scholar

2014 – 2017

Davidson College
Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing and Music

2007 – 2014

Columbia College Chicago
Lecturer of Music (Popular Music)

2010 – 2014

University of Chicago Writing Program
Lector
Education

2013

University of Chicago
Ph.D., Music (Ethnomusicology)

Dissertation: “Creativity in the Mix: Collaboration and Contingency in Britain’s Classical Music Recording Studios”

2002

Princeton University
A.B.

Music Major with Certificate in Music Performance (Trombone)

Publications

2016

Air Flows: Voice and Breath in Three Recordings.
IASPM@Journal

vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 117–138

Under Review

Recording Rehearsing: The “Hidden” Process of the Classical Music Recording Session. World of Music 5 (2016).

Teaching

2016

History of Record Production and Recording Industries
Davidson College

2015–16

Writing about World Music
Davidson College

2015

Glam (Studies of Composers and Styles)
Davidson College

2014

Music of the United States
Davidson College

2014 – 15

Noise: A Course in Music and Writing
Davidson College

2013 – 14

Music History and Analysis II (Contemporary, Urban, and Popular Music sections)
Columbia College Chicago

2014

Popular Contemporary Music (Online Section)
Columbia College Chicago

2007 – 14

Popular Contemporary Music
Columbia College Chicago

2010 – 14

Academic and Professional Writing (Lector)
University of Chicago

2013

Glam: Music, Gender, Identity
University of Chicago

2011

Introduction to Western Art Music
University of Chicago

2009

Introduction to World Music (Course Assistant)
University of Chicago
Fellowships

2015

Digital Studies Professional Development Grant
Davidson College

2015

Faculty Study and Research Grant
Davidson College

2010

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Short Term Research Fellowship
Berlin, Germany

2009

Nicholson Center for British Studies Graduate Fellowship
University of Chicago

2009

Wadmond Fund
University of Chicago Department of Music
Invited Presentations

2014

A Too Perfect Recording: Perfection and Humanness in the Classical Music Recording Studio
13 February, Southern Methodist University
Conference Presentations

2016

Kendrick Lamar, Compton, and the "Post-Gangsta" Aesthetic
“It Ain’t Where You’re From, It’s Where You’re At”: International Hip Hop Studies Conference

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2015

Recording Bodies: Economics and Embodiment in Classical Music Recording
Art of Record Production annual conference

Philadelphia, PA

2014

Producing Intimacy: The Curious Case of “Live” Classical Recordings
Art of Record Production annual conference: Record Production in the Digital Age

Oslo, Norway

2014

Pop Goes the Work-Concept: Ethnography and the Analysis of Art Music Recordings
British Forum for Ethnomusicology

London, United Kingdom

2014

Air Flows: Breath, Voice, and Authenticity in Three Recordings
International Association for the Study of Popular Music (US Branch) annual meeting

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

2013

Editing Works: Ethics of Perfection in Classical Music Recordings
AHRC Research Network on Performance in the Studio Online Conference

2013

“Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide”: David Bowie, Lady Gaga, and the Death of Glam
International Association for the Study of Popular Music (US Branch) annual meeting

Austin, Texas

2012

Recording Rehearsing: The “Hidden” Process of the Classical Studio Session
Society for Ethnomusicology annual meeting

New Orleans, Louisiana

2011

An “Acoustically Perfect Hall”? Engineering Space in Classical Recordings
Society for Ethnomusicology annual meeting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2011

Got “Live”? Recording (as) Classical Music Performance
Midwest Graduate Music Consortium

Madison, Wisconsin

2010

Collaborating on the Classics: Creativity in the Classical Recording Studio
Current Trends in Ethnomusicological Research Workshop

Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hanover, Germany

2009

“A Window into a Performance”: Recording Classical Music in Post-Fordist London
Society for Ethnomusicology annual meeting

Mexico City, Mexico

2008

The Historically-Informed Synthesizer
British Forum for Ethnomusicology annual Meeting

Cardiff, United Kingdom

2006

Tourists in a Local World: Traveling Through the Chicago Blues Scene
Society for Ethnomusicology annual meeting

Honolulu, Hawaii

2005

Rapper’s Delight: Reclaiming Urban Space in the South Bronx
Experience Music Project Pop Conference

Seattle, Washington

Service Experience

2016-

Executive Web Editor and Membership and Communications Committee Member
International Association for the Study of Popular Music, U.S. Branch

2015–16

Assistant Web Editor
International Association for the Study of Popular Music, U.S. Branch

2013

Online Course Design Committee
Columbia College Chicago

2006 – 07

Co-Organizer and Program Committee Member
Midwest Graduate Music Consortium

2004 – 06

Graduate Music Society (Secretary and President)
University of Chicago

2007 – 08

Provost’s Working Group for Graduate Life in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Divinity School
University of Chicago
Additional Relevant Experience

2006 – 09

Research Assistant and Program Annotator
University of Chicago Performance Program

2004 – 06

Research Assistant and Program Annotator
Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago