Elizabeth Durrant

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Black and women composers, Black feminism, 20th and 21st century music, neoromantic music, literature, Black Chicago Renaissance, American song
* MA in Musicology— University of North Texas, 2021 * BS in Music, Voice Concentration—Towson University, 2019 * BA in English Literature, Music Minor—St. Mary's College of Music, 2012 * AA in Transfer Studies, English Concentration—Anne Arundel Community College, 2010

Elizabeth Durrant is a singer and a musicologist who explores the connections between music, literature, character, and Black feminism. She received an M.A. in Musicology from the University of North Texas, and her master’s thesis is titled “Chicago Renaissance Women: Black Feminism in the Careers and Songs of Florence Price and Margaret Bonds.” Elizabeth is pursuing a combined PhD in Music and African American Studies. She is excited to continue exploring her interests in Black and women composers, Black feminism, twentieth-century neoromantic music, and American song.

Combined Ph.D. with the Department of Music