Brian MacGilvray, PhD

Part-time Lecturer
Department of Music
College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Brian MacGilvray has been teaching music literature in the Joint Music Program of CIM and Case Western Reserve University since 2016. He also leads undergraduate seminars in the CWRU SAGES program and has taught on a variety of subjects for the CWRU Department of Music, from music appreciation for non-majors to doctoral research methods. He is active as a singer in Cleveland, performing regularly with Quire Cleveland and at Trinity Cathedral.

MacGilvray’s research focuses on intersections between music, visual art, religion and philosophy in early-modern France.


Bachelor of Music
Northwestern University
Master of Music
University of Kentucky
Case Western Reserve University