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Music educator , musicologist

Christina Margaret Bashford, music educator, musicologist. Certified teaching in higher education Oxford Brookes University. Recipient Jack Westrup prize, Music and Letters journal, 1991, research leave grant, Arts and Humanities Research Board, 2003-2004.


Bashford, Christina Margaret was born on December 20, 1961 in Penryn, Cornwall. Daughter of Frederick Gordon and Josephine Frances (Cole) Bashford.


Bachelor in Music, Oxford University, England, 1983. Master of Music in History Musicology, London University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, London University, 1996.


Editorial assistant New Grove Dictionary of Music, London, 1983—1988. Managing editor New Grove Dictionary of Opera, 1988—1992. Lecturer, senior lecturer music Oxford Brookes University, 1994—2005.

Assistant professor musicology and strings University Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, Illinois, since 2005. Member performing arts advisory committee Arts and Humanities Data Service, England, 2003—2004. Member advisory panel Music Libraries Trust Concert Programs Project, England, 2001—2004.


  • Certified teaching in higher education Oxford Brookes University.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Music and British Culture, 1785-1914, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals and chapters to books.


Member of American Musicological Society, North America British Music Studies Association, Midwest Victorian Studies Association, British Association Victorian Studies, Royal Museum Association (council member 2000-2003).


Married John Wagstaff, August 22, 1987.

Frederick Gordon Bashford

Josephine Frances (Cole) Bashford

John Wagstaff