Anna Grau Schmidt

  • Music and Performing Arts Librarian, User Services - Teaching & Learning

Subject Contacts 

  • Music 
  • Theatre
  • Dance 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Library Instruction 
  • Collection Development: Music, Dance, Theatre 


  • MS/LIS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 
  • PhD, History of Music, University of Pennsylvania 
  • BA, College of William and Mary 

Selected Publications & Presentations 

  • Edited with Lisa Colton,Female-Voice Song in the Middle Ages,Brill’s Companions to the Musical Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Europe(under contract).
  • “’Jonete et Jolie’: Polyphony and Gendered Voices in the Old French Motet,” in Gender and Voice in Medieval French Literature and Lyric, ed. Katherine Kong and Rachel Golden (forthcoming).
  • “The Pastourelle and the Jeu de Robin et Marion,” in Musical Culture in the World of Adam de la Halle, ed. Jennifer Saltzstein. Brill. (2019).
  • Thematic Clusters and Compilational Strategies in the Eighth Fascicle of the Montpellier Codex,” in The Montpellier Codex: The Final Fascicle, eds. Catherine Bradley and Karen Desmond. Boydell & Brewer (2018).
  • “Hearing Voices: Heteroglossia, Homoglossia and the Old French Motet.” Musica Disciplina 58 (2013), 77-100.

Professional Interests 

  • Information literacy in the arts 
  • Open Educational Resources 
  • Early music history 
  • Medieval culture