Dr. Amy Zigler specializes in music of the 19th and 20th centuries, with a focus on the cultural study of chamber music, the social history of music in Germany and Great Britain, and the study of gender and sexuality in music. She holds a doctorate in Musicology from the University of Florida, where she was a Graduate Alumni Fellow; her dissertation explored the chamber works of Dame Ethel Smyth. Dr. Zigler is an active member of American Musicological Society, College Music Society, and North American British Music Studies Association, having presented papers at international, national and regional conferences. Dr. Zigler also holds degrees in Piano Performance from Belmont University (M.M.) and the University of Alabama (B.M., magna cum laude). As a private piano teacher, Dr. Zigler is currently on faculty at the Music Academy of North Carolina in Greensboro, NC and is an active member of MTNA.