Christopher Moore is associate professor of musicology at the University of Ottawa’s School of Music. Prior to arriving at the School of Music in 2007 he was visiting assistant professor at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. He received his PhD from McGill University in 2006. He also holds degrees in piano performance from the Versailles Conservatory and a masters in musicology from the Sorbonne.
His research focuses primarily on French music of the twentieth century which he examines in relationship to questions of criticism, musical style, gender, identity, and politics. In 2012 he was the recipient of the American Musicological Society’s Philip Brett Award for an article on Francis Poulenc which was published in The Musical Quarterly. He is the co-editor of two books: Music Criticism in France During the Interwar Period (Boydell and Brewer, 2018), and Music & Camp (Wesleyan University Press, 2017). He is currently completing a book dealing with the musical press in France during the 1930s.