Professor, Music History, Music Education
Alyson McLamore holds Bachelor of Arts degree, Master of Arts degree and Ph.D. from UCLA. She is a specialist in music of the early Classic Period, including study of symphonic music in London during the late 18th century, funded by a grant from the Fulbright Commission. Publications include a musical theater textbook; studies of concert-presenting musical prodigies — contemporaries of Mozart — who were sons of the cofounder of Methodism, Charles Wesley; evaluation of 18th-century “nautical-themed” music and its impact on British national identity; resource guides for the U.S. Academic Decathlon; program notes for the Festival Mozaic (formerly the Mozart Festival), the San Luis Obispo Master Chorale (formerly the Cuesta Master Chorale), and the San Luis Obispo Symphony.