Paul Berry, '00, '07PhD
Assistant Professor of Music History
Yale School of Music
A historian of chamber music and song in Germany and Austria, Paul Berry received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He joined the faculty of the Yale School of Music in 2010 and serves as Assistant Professor of Music History. Among his awards are a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities and a Yale Provost's Teaching Prize. His book, Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion (2014), reconstructs patterns of music making among close friends of Johannes Brahms and explores how those patterns informed the creation and reception of new compositions. Professor Berry gives frequent preconcert lectures in New Haven and New York. He is also active as a tenor specializing in early music, German song, and twentieth-century music.