is Visiting Assistant Professor of Music History and Literature at Texas Tech University School of Music. She holds the Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and the Master's Degree in Early Music from the Early Music Institute at Indiana University's School of Music, with a specialization in medieval music and early vocal performance. She is the recipient of a Certificate in Medieval Studies from IU's Medieval Studies Institute and the Joseph Garton Memorial Scholarship for early music performance. Her doctoral work towards the Early Music Institute's Operation of Early Music Programs degree is currently in progress. While at Indiana University, Angela Mariani studied medieval music performance practice with the groundbreaking early music scholar and performer Thomas Binkley, with additional voice and performance practice studies with Paul Elliott, Wendy Gillespie, and Elisabeth Wright. She has also studied with Benjamin Bagby and Barbara Thornton of Sequentia and also studied with Benjamin Bagby and Barbara Thornton of Sequentia and Boston-based soprano Nancy Armstrong. She writes, produces, and hosts the nationally-syndicated public radio program Harmonia, has published on public radio and early music performance practice, and has appeared on National Public Radio and Deutsche Welle Radio. Angela Mariani records and tours internationally with Altramar medieval music ensemble (7 CDs to date on the Dorian Group label), has led early music workshops internationally, is a member of the Board of Directors of Early Music America, and directs the Texas Tech Early Music Ensemble. She also performs traditional Irish music with Chris Smith.