Geoffrey Edwards, Ph.D.
Instructor of Music
College of Arts and Sciences
Office Location: Parolini Music Center, Room 109
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Areas of Specialization
The Arts and Human Experience
Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
Books, Articles, and Lectures
"The Verdi Baritone" (Indiana University Press)
Featured in study guides and recommended reading lists by the Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Teatro La Fenice and The New Grove "Verdi and His Operas"
"Verdi and Puccini Heroines" (Scarecrow Press)
One of Amazon.com's "Bestsellers in Verdi" and "Bestsellers in Puccini"
"A.K.A. DOC: The Oral History of a New Orleans Street Musician" (Cadence Jazz Books)
"Precious stories, told straight from the street — not from a celebrity dressing room" (jazzreview.com)
Author of numerous professional articles and featured speaker for some 70 lectures in the United States and Europe
Stage director for nearly 20 productions at the DuPage Opera Theatre, as well as assignments for companies including Chicago Opera Theatre, Michigan Opera Theatre, and Piedmont Opera
Directorial Consultant to the New Opera Festival di Roma (Rome, Italy)
Past Artistic Director of the Marquee Theatre Company, one of the Chicago area's leading classical theatre organizations