Personal Summary / Bio
Kailan Rubinoff is Assistant Professor of Musicology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, a Performance Certificate and Second Phase diploma in Baroque and Classical flute from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, where she studied with Jed Wentz, and a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta. Her research on the early music movement in the Netherlands was supported by grants from the Fulbright Program and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. As a performer, Kailan has appeared with Greensboro Early Music, the Duke University Faculty Recital series, and Toronto’s Aradia Baroque Ensemble. She has also performed at the National Flute Association convention and, as a duo with harpsichordist Katelyn Clark, at the Montréal Baroque Festival. As a scholar, Kailan’s current research projects center on eighteenth-century improvisation, the twentieth-century Dutch early music scene, and 1960s countercultural movements. Her publications have appeared in twentieth-century music, Music and Politics, New Sound, and in a forthcoming edited collection from Cambridge University Press on music and social protest in 1968.