Andrew hiking at Breakneck Ridge

Andrew’s short bio

Andrew Malilay White is a Filipino-American music theorist and performer from Guam. He researches nineteenth-century improvisatory praxis at the piano and its effect on musical structure and textual authority, focusing on Franz Liszt, Carl Czerny, Clara Schumann, and Friedrich Wieck. This research emphasizes historical methods of practicing for improvisation. In 2018 his research was supported by a Eugene K. Wolf Grant for European Research from the American Musicological Society. He was a 2019–2020 Stuart Tave Teaching Fellow of the University of Chicago’s Humanities Division as well as a 2020–2021 Graduate Fellow of the interdisciplinary Franke Institute for the Humanities. Andrew is currently a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the University of Chicago’s Division of the Humanities.