Research Areas: Musicology
Kelli Minelli is a first year Ph.D. student in Musicology at Case Western Reserve University. She received her B.A. from the University of New Hampshire in Vocal Performance in May of 2017. Her research interests are film music and literary opera, up to this point focusing on the composer Bernard Herrmann and his 1951 opera, Wuthering Heights.
While at the University of New Hampshire, Kelli received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Steele Grant to travel to Santa Barbara, California to study at Herrmann’s archives. Her work on Wuthering Heights was presented in the Keith Polk Lecture Series at UNH, and granted her a Phi Beta Kappa Award of Excellence in 2016.