Dr. Brian MacGilvray has been teaching music literature in the Joint Music Program of CIM and Case Western Reserve University since 2016. He also leads undergraduate seminars in the CWRU SAGES program and has taught on a variety of subjects for the CWRU Department of Music, from music appreciation for non-majors to doctoral research methods. He is active as a singer in Cleveland, performing regularly with Quire Cleveland and at Trinity Cathedral.

MacGilvray’s research focuses on intersections between music, visual art, religion and philosophy in early-modern France.


  • BM in voice, Northwestern University
  • MM in voice, University of Kentucky
  • Ph.D. in musicology, Case Western Reserve University