Ronit Seter


Dr. Ronit Seter studies twentieth-century music and specializes in Israeli art music. Her book about Israeli composers is under contract with Oxford University Press, and supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2013-2014. A contributor to the Grove Music Online (12 entries), she has published in TempoDie Musik in Geschichte und GegenwartJewish Women (Encyclopedia, online), Encyclopedia JudaicaNotes, Min-Ad,Enzyklopaedie juedischer Geschichte und Kultur Journal of the American Musicological Society, and Musical Quarterly (2014).


Dr. Seter earned her Ph.D. at Cornell University in 2004. She has served on the faculties of the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, the George Washington University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and American University (Washington, DC). Seter has presented her work in many colloquia and international conferences in the US, Europe, and Israel, among them the Israel Musicological Society, American Musicological Society, the International Musicological Society, Music Since 1900, and the World Congress for Jewish Studies. Her 2009 and 2012 Library of Congress presentations are available as webcasts: and In fall 2012, she taught a graduate seminar, “Nationalism: Stravinsky to Reich,” at the Peabody Conservatory. Seter is also the recipient of grants from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture and Dan David Scholarship. Living in Fairfax, VA, she serves as a co-founder, with Klára Móricz, and a board member of the American Musicological Society Study Group on Jewish Studies and Music, and affiliated scholar at the Jewish Music Research Centre, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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