Heather Nehre

 

Adjunct Professor of Music History

Heather Nehre graduated with a BM in piano performance from Wartburg College (IA) and completed her graduate work at Washington University in St. Louis. While at Washington University, Nehre was active in student government where she served as co-president of the Graduate Student Senate, the student governing body of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. She was also named the student chair of the National Conference on Graduate Student Leadership, which was held in St. Louis and later presented the findings of this conference at the national meeting of the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students. Nehre's research focuses on American Music of the 19th and early-20th Centuries and includes an in-progress dissertation on the music of Amy Beach.