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Music educator

Camilla Cai, music educator. Fellow American Council Learned Societies, 1993-1994; Alumni Research scholar, Boston University, 1985-1986, National Endowment of the Humanities summer stipend, Berlin, 1988, Germany, 1993, Faculty Development grantee, Kenyon College, 1987, 1989-1993, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, Center Advanced Studies fellow, Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, 1997-1998, Brahms-Haus fellow, Baden-Baden, Germany, 2006.


Cai, Camilla was born on August 15, 1940 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Einar and Eva Lund Haugen.


Bachelor of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, 1962; Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1986.


Research editor Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965-1967. Music editor Addison Wesley Public Company, Reading, 1967-1968. Music teacher Dana Hall Schools, Wellesley, 1968-1971.

Music director Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, 1971-1975, 79-81. Instructor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1975-1980, Northeastern University, Boston, 1977-1978. Teaching fellow Boston University, 1982-1984.

Assistant professor Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, 1986-1992, associate professor, 1992—2001, professor, 2001—2003, James D. and Cornelia W. Ireland professor music, 2003—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Vibrant World of the 19th Century Piano, 1991, Ole Bull: Romantisk Musiker og Kosmopolitisk Nordmann, 1992, Ole Bull: Norway's Romantic Musician and Cosmopolitan Patriot, 1993, Fanny Hensel: Songs for Pianoforte, 1836-1837, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow Center Advanced Studies Norwegian Academy Sciences & Letters. Member American Musicological Society, College Music Society, Music Libraries Association, American Brahms Society (charter member), Hardanger Fiddle Society American (charter member).


Einar Haugen

Eva Lund Haugen