Professor of Musicology, Conductor of Converse Symphony Orchestra
PhD, Florida State University
MM, Florida State University
BM, University of South Carolina
Siegwart Reichwald is Professor of Music History at Converse College where, in addition to teaching, he conducts the Converse Symphony Orchestra. His book, The Genesis of Felix Mendelssohn’s Paulus, dealt with the compositional process of Mendelssohn’s oratorio Paulus. He is the author of articles on music by Mendelssohn, Brumel and Poulenc. His principal research interests are in the music of Felix Mendelssohn, the Classic/Romantic period and orchestral performance practice. He recently edited Mendelssohn in Performance, a collection of essays dealing with performance practice issues in the music of Felix Mendelssohn.