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  • Lyle Kevin Neff, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music Appreciation

    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music Appreciation
    Library Analyst
    University of Delaware
    Amy E. du Pont Music Building
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-6950
    http://udel.edu/~lneff/

    Biography

    ​In addition to his position as a library analyst at the University of Delaware’s Morris Library, Lyle Kevin Neff teaches distance-learning sections of Appreciation of Music. Dr. Neff received a Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology from Indiana University, where he was also a guest lecturer in the musicology department. Among his presentations Dr. Neff has read “Opera Libretti on the Web: E-texts, E-Music, and E-Hopes” at the American Library Association’s annual meeting and participated on a panel titled “Pushkin and Opera” in New York City in conjunction with the Little Opera Theatre of New York’s double-bill production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri and Cui’s Feast in the Time of Plague. His conference papers and published articles explore the work of Russian composers César Cui, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

    Dr. Neff is an accomplished keyboardist and composer. His published work includes Hymn Inspirations for Organ; Come and Walk in the Light, for mixed chorus and piano; and Show Me the Way, for mixed chorus a cappella. His singing translation of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Legend of Tsar Saltan was produced at Indiana University and broadcast NPR’s World of Opera.


 

 

Amy E. du Pont Music BuildingNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClassD5D82C49B0BF44BAB70B5238A2CF181D"><p>​In addition to his position as a library analyst at the University of Delaware’s Morris Library, Lyle Kevin Neff teaches distance-learning sections of Appreciation of Music. Dr. Neff received a Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology from Indiana University, where he was also a guest lecturer in the musicology department. Among his presentations Dr. Neff has read “Opera Libretti on the Web: E-texts, E-Music, and E-Hopes” at the American Library Association’s annual meeting and participated on a panel titled “Pushkin and Opera” in New York City in conjunction with the Little Opera Theatre of New York’s double-bill production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s<em> Mozart and Salieri </em>and Cui’s <em>Feast in the Time of Plague</em>. His conference papers and published articles explore the work of Russian composers César Cui, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Pyotr Tchaikovsky.</p><p>Dr. Neff is an accomplished keyboardist and composer. His published work includes <em>Hymn Inspirations for Organ; Come and Walk in the Light</em>, for mixed chorus and piano; and <em>Show Me the Way</em>, for mixed chorus a cappella. His singing translation of Rimsky-Korsakov’s <em>The Legend of Tsar Saltan </em>was produced at Indiana University and broadcast NPR’s World of Opera.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass818BA72AF3524FFCBC00DA41F1E0E1AD"><p><br></p></div><p>​</p>lneff@udel.eduNeff, Lyle Kevin302-831-6950<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/neff_l.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music AppreciationLibrary Analysthttp://udel.edu/~lneff/<p>​Bachelor of Music in Music Performance, August College (now Augusta State University)<br>Master of Music in Music Composition, Florida State University<br>Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology, Indiana University</p>

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  • School of Music
  • Amy E. du Pont Music Building
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2578
  • ud-music@udel.edu