Dr. Brian E. Power

Department of Music

Dr. Brian E. Power

Associate Dean (Student Affairs & Curriculum), Faculty of Humanities
Associate Professor
PhD, MA, MusBac (Toronto), ATCL (Trinity College, London)

Office (Faculty of Humanities): MacKenzie Chown - A305
Office (Music): Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts - MW 230
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 4306
E-mail: bpower@brocku.ca

[Note: Dr. Power is on Administrative Leave from January 1 to June 30, 2016.]


Brian E. Power is an early music scholar, choral singer, and violinist, with a keen interest in music notation software. His research and publications concern manuscript transmission and performance-practice issues associated with late medieval and early Renaissance church music. He is the co-editor of the book: The Sounds and Sights of Performance in Early Music (Ashgate, 2009), and is currently preparing a scholarly edition of the introits of Trent Codex 93, a manuscript source of liturgical polyphony dating from the mid fifteenth century (for A-R Editions). He is a member of the editorial board of Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music/Revue Canadienne de Musique, and is imediate past Chair of the Standing Committee of Institutional Members of the Canadian University Music Society/Société de musique des universités canadiennes.

Currently Associate Dean (Student Affairs & Curriculum) of the Faculty of Humanities, Dr. Power was Chair of the Department of Music from 2005-2011. He teaches courses in medieval, Renaissance and Canadian music history, music notation software, and an advanced course in music and liturgy. He is also a member of the participating faculty of the Master of Arts program in Studies in Comparative Literatures and Arts, and the PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities. He serves on the Faculty Advisory Committees of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies  and the Centre for Canadian Studies.

For further information, see Dr. Power's Humanities Research Institute profile.

Dr. Brian E. Power, Associate Dean
Dr. Brian E. Power, Associate Dean

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