Ruth Verne David Reaugh Professor of Music (Musicology)
Phone: (405) 325-3978
Dr. Eugene Enrico is the Ruth Verne Davis Reaugh Professor of Music. Enrico, an internationally recognized music scholar, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music history. He also guides dissertation research and directs the Collegium Musicum. He serves as Producer/Director of the Early Music Television series of videos about early music and its cultural context, and is Artistic Director of the Accademia Filarmonica, a concert series featuring music of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Enrico earned his Ph.D. degree in Musicology from the University of Michigan in 1970. Before joining the faculty at the University of Oklahoma in 1976, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Smithsonian Institution and Assistant Professor of Musicology at the University of Louisville. In 1989, he served as a visiting research scholar, also at the Smithsonian Institution.
A specialist in Renaissance and Baroque music, Enrico is author of the book The Orchestra at San Petronio in the Baroque Era, published by the Smithsonian institution Press. Enrico also wrote the article “Music of Wind Instruments” published in Encyclopedia Britannica; produced the award-winning Waverly Consort Recording entitled 1492: Music From the Age of Discovery, and produced and directed Isabella d’Este: First Lady of the Renaissance, broadcast nationally by PBS. Enrico also has hundreds of concerts, radio and television broadcasts to his credit.
- Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Smithsonian Institution, 1973
- PhD (Musicology) - University of Michigan, 1970