Siegwart Reichwald

Siegwart Reichwald

Professor of Musicology, Conductor of Converse Symphony Orchestra

Siegwart Reichwald



Office: Blackman Music Hall 106

Phone: 864.596.9133


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.