Byron  Sartain

Byron Sartain

Adjunct Professor, Music

Byron Sartain is currently working towards earning a Ph.D. in Musicology from Stanford University. His research interests include Eighteenth-Century Instrumental Music, American Music and Socioeconomics, and Songwriting, Popular Performance Techniques, and the Poetics of Record Production. He has received many awards and fellowships, with the most recent being the Gabelle Dissertation Prize Fellowship from the Stanford Humanities Center and the Graduate Research Opportunity Award from Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences. He has been an instructor and teaching assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as at Stanford University.


M.A., Music History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
B.A., Music California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2004