Dr. Todd Michael Borgerding

Todd Borgerding
Department, Office, or School
Department of Music, Theatre and Dance
  • Associate Professor


University of Michigan,  Ph.D. in Musicology  
University of Minnesota, M.A. in Musicology,
Minnesota State University, Mankato.  B.S. in Music Education


Selected Publications

Gender, Sexuality and Early Music, vol. 4 of Criticism and Analysis of Early Music, Jessie Ann Owens, general editor.  New York: Routledge, 2002.

“Imagining the Sacred Body:  Choirboys, Their Voices, and Corpus Christi in Early Modern Seville.”  In Musical Childhoods and the Cultures of Youth, edited by Susan Boynton and Roe-Min Kok. Middletown, CT: Weslyan University Press, 2006.

With  Louise K. Stein, “Spain, 1530-1600.”   In Studies in Western European Music, 1500-1650.  Edited by James Haar. London: Boydell and Brewer, 2006.
Review of Studies in the Music of Tomás Luis de Victoria, by Eugene Casjen Cramer.  Music and Letters 84 (2003):  654-656.

“’Sic ego te dilegebam’:  Music, Homoeroticism, and the Sacred in Early Modern Europe,” in Gender, Sexuality and Early Music. New York: Routledge, 2002.

“Preachers, Pronunciatio, and Music:  Toward an Understanding of Rhetoric and Vocal Polyphony,” The Musical Quarterly 82 (1999) 586-598.

Biographical and Works essays on Juan Manuel Olivares and Vicente Lusitano in The International Dictionary of Black Composers. Chicago and London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999.

Conference papers and lectures presented at conferences and symposia including Institutio Mila i Fontanals (Barcelona), The University of Nottingham, Northwestern University, Boston College, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, International Congress Conference Pro Victoria, León, Valencia, The Renaissance Society of America, McGill University, Washington University, St. Louis, The Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, Madrid, The Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society, and The City University of New York Graduate Center.​​


MUS 230  Music Theory I
MUS 232  Music Theory II
MUS 234  Music Theory III
MUS 236  Music Theory IV
MUS 235 Sight Singing and Ear Training III
MUS 237 Sight Singing and Ear Training IV
MUS 323 Counterpoint
MUS 305  Form and Analysis
MUS 310 Medieval and Renaissance Music
MUS 360 Seminar in Music History and Literature



Renaissance Music
Gender and Sexuality Theory
Music of Spain and Latin America
Renaissance and Baroque Performance Practice
Basso Continuo