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Dr. Howard Irving (BM Centenary College, MM and PhD Louisiana State University) is Professor of Music. He teaches courses in Music History and Literature and Music Appreciation. He has published articles in numerous scholarly journals, including Current Musicology, Music and Letters, The Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, College Music Symposium, and The Music Review. He has served on the editorial board of College Music Symposium and as President of the American Musicological Society's Southern Chapter. Dr. Irving's research interests include eighteenth and nineteenth-century British music criticism and historiography and the keyboard works of Joseph Haydn. His book Ancients and Moderns: William Crotch and the Development of Classical Music was published in 1999 by Ashgate Press.