Anthony Barone, Ph.D.

Division of Musicology, Graduate Coordinator



Anthony Barone joined the faculty of UNLV in 2006. A musicologist and keyboardist, he specializes in studies of European nineteenth- and early twentieth-century repertoires.

Professor Barone teaches a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate courses in music history, including advanced topics such as Richard Wagner, Romanticism, and Modernism. Prior to UNLV, he taught music history in various capacities at the Manhattan School of Music, Rutgers University, Manhattan College, and Columbia University.

His research is focused on the nineteenth century – especially the works of Richard Wagner – and early twentieth-century British music, and his scholarly and repertorial interests extend to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, critical theory, and reception history. His work appears in Cambridge Opera Journal, Music & Letters, The Musical Quarterly, and other journals and newsletters. He has lectured internationally and nationally on topics including Wagner, Gabriel Fauré, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Alan Bush.

Professor Barone was educated at Cornell University (B.A.), the Eastman School of Music (M.M.), and Columbia University (Ph.D.)


  • Columbia University (Ph.D.)
  • Eastman School of Music (M.A.)
  • Cornell University (B.A.)