Anthony J. Bushard

Anthony J. Bushard

Anthony Bushard is associate professor of music history at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He received a B.A. in music from St. John’s University (Minnesota) as well as graduate degrees in musicology from the University of Kansas. Dr. Bushard’s research interests are in contemporary American music, jazz, blues, and film music. He is the author of Leonard Bernstein’s On the Waterfront: A Film Score Guide (Scarecrow Press, 2013), co-author of Music as Art, Discipline, and Profession (2013, 2014, independently published for iPad), and co-editor of Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age (Oxford University Press, 2015). His work has also been featured in the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (2nd edition), the Journal of Film Music, Studies in Musical Theatre, College Music Symposium, the Journal of Music History Pedagogy, the Journal of the Society for American Music, American Music, and Notes. Further, he has lectured on jazz and film music at regional, national, and international venues

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