Anne Schnoebelen, Mullen Professor Emerita of Musicology, received a bachelor of arts degree from Rosary College, a master of music in piano and a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She joined the Shepherd School faculty in 1974 as one of the original faculty members. She has served as chair of the musicology department, director of graduate studies, and acting dean of the Shepherd School. Her research interests include Italian Baroque sacred music, Italian secular cantatas, Bolognese music of the 17th and 18th centuries, Bach, Beethoven, and performance practices.
Schnoebelen has received a fellowship from the American Association of University Women, Fulbright Full and Travel Grants, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends, American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grants, and Rice University Research and Publication Grants. Her articles and reviews have been published in Acta Musicologica, The Musical Quarterly, Music and Letters, Music Library Association Notes, Journal of Musicological Research, and and Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music (an on-line journal).
She taught a Baroque survey, and graduate seminars in Monteverdi, Bach, Beethoven, and performance practices. She is general editor of the series: Seventeenth-Century Italian Sacred Music (25 volumes, Garland Publishing). She served as Interim Dean of the Shepherd School of Music from January 2002 through July 2003.
American Musicological Society National Convention, Washington, D.C., November 5, 1976.
International Conference on Baroque Music, University of Durham, Durham, UK, July 13-16, 1984.
American Musicological Soaciety National Convention, Philadelphia, PA, October 15-19, 1984.
Boston Early Music Conference, Boston, MA, June 10, 1987.
International Conference per una bibliografia sistematica della musica sacre dei secoli XVI e XVII, University of Venice, Venice, Italy, July 13, 1988.
American Society for 18th-Century Studies Conference, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN. Oct. 8, 1988.
International Conference on Baroque Music, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, Egham, England, July 17-20, 1990.
International Conference, Austria 996-1996: Music in a Changing Society, Ottawa, CA, January 4-7, 1996.
Hammond Lecture for the Shepherd Society, Rice University, Houston TX, October 13, 1996.
University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, February 17, 1998.
International Conference "La musica sacra in area lombardo-padana in eta` barocca", Brescia and Como, Italy, July 13-18, 1999.
Society for Seventeenth-Century Music Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY April 23-26, 2009.
(database under development for the cataloging of all extant sources of sacred music printed in Italy 1500-1700). Musical settings of the mass in the Baroque. The Bolognese cantata of the 17th century. Performance practices in the Baroque
Volume 1: Masses by Gasparo Villani, Alessandro Grandi, Pietro Lappi, Bentivoglio Leva`.
Volume 2: Masses by Giovanni Francesco Capello, Amadio Freddi, Ercole Porta, Ignazio Donati.
Volume 3: Masses by Carlo Milanuzzi, Leandro Gallerano, Alessandro Grandi.
Volume 4: Masses by Alessandro Grandi, Giovanni Battista Chinelli, Tarquinio Merula, Giovanni Antonio Rigatti.
Volume 5: Masses by Giovanni Rovetta, Ortensio Polidori, Giovanni Battista Chinelli, Orazio Tarditi.
Volume 6: Masses by Giovanni Pietro Finatti, Maurizio Cazzati, Giulio Cesare Arresti.
Volume 7: Masses by Maurizio Cazzati, Carlo Grossi, Giovanni Legrenzi
Volume 8: Masses by Giovanni Andrea Florimi, Giovanni Francesco Mognossa, and Bonifazio Graziani
Volume 9: Masses by Domenico Scorpione, Lorenzo Penna, Giovanni Paolo Colonna
Volume 10: Masses by Pietro Degli Antoni and Giovanni Battista Bassani