Tina Frühauf, Ph.D., is a musicologist, writer, and a professional organist. Her scholarly work explores Jewish music in Western Diaspora.
Dr. Frühauf teaches at Columbia University and serves on the doctoral faculty of The Graduate Center, CUNY; she is editor at Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale in New York. She has received fellowships and grants, most recently from the American Musicological Society, the Leo Baeck Institute, and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Dr. Frühauf has published articles in the Journal of Jewish Music and Liturgy, Musica Judaica, and TDR: The Drama Review, and contributed numerous book chapters and encyclopedia entries on the German Jewish music culture. She is the author of The Organ and Its Music in German-Jewish Culture (Oxford University Press, 2009/2012), and of both the English and German edition of Salomon Sulzer's biography (Hentrich & Hentrich, 2012). Dr. Frühauf is the editor of the critical edition German-Jewish Organ Music: An Anthology of Works from the 1820s to the 1960s (A-R Editions, 2013, nominated for the Claude V. Palisca Award for Outstanding Edition); and the collection of essays Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture (Oxford University Press, 2014). Dr. Frühauf is currently completing a monograph on music in the Jewish communities of Germany after 1945. She has also organized the 2015 conference Postmodernity's Musical Pasts: Rediscoveries and Revivals after 1945 at The Barry S. Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, to venture into new areas of musicological inquiry.