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Music educator , musician , musicologist

Stephen Alan Crist, music educator, musicologist, musician. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus Award for Outstanding Service to the Arts, College Fine Arts, University South Florida, 2001; fellow, Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University, 2006-2007; grantee, German Academic Exchange Service, 1982-1983; University Teachers fellow, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993-1994.


Crist, Stephen Alan was born on April 24, 1957 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of Donald Ralph and Eugenia Schultz Crist.


AB, Harvard University, 1978. Master of Music, University South Florida, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, 1988.


Instructor musicology New College, Sarasota, Florida, 1983—1986. Assistant professor music Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1986—1990. Assistant professor music history Emory University, Atlanta, 1990—1996, associate professor music history, since 1996, chair music, 2003—2010.


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  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: (book) Historical Musicology: Sources, Methods, Interpretations, 2004. Editor: Bach in America, 2003. Author: Enchiridion Geistliker Leder vnde Psalmen, Magdeburg 1536: Introductory Study and Facsimile Edition, 1994.


Member of Riemenschneider Bach Institute, Neue Bachgesellschaft, Bach Colloquium, Forum on Music and Christian Scholarship (steering committee since 2002), College Music Society, Bach Colloquium (member program committee since 1999, member organizing committee since 1999), American Musicological Society (chair local arrangements committee 2001), American Bach Society (secretary-treasurer 1996—2000, editorial board since 2003, advisory board since 2010, editorial board since 2003, secretary-treasurer 1996—2000, William H. Scheide Research fellow 1998), Forum on Music and Christian Scholarship.


  • Other Interests

    Hiking, backpacking.


Married Susan Ann Jesitus, August 19, 1978. Children: Caitlin Nicole Ruth, Hannah Rebecca.

Donald Ralph

Eugenia Schultz Crist

Susan Ann Jesitus

Caitlin Nicole Ruth Crist

Hannah Rebecca Crist