Skip to main content

L. Michael Griffel

Chairperson, Music History Department at The Juilliard School

About Me

L. Michael Griffel is chairperson of the music history department at The Juilliard School, where he has taught since 1997. Professor emeritus of music at Hunter College and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, he also taught for many years at The Mannes College of Music. Educated at Yale, Juilliard, and Columbia, with degrees in music theory, piano performance, and historical musicology, respectively, Griffel specializes in nineteenth-century music history. His piano studies at Juilliard were with Rosina Lhevinne and Martin Canin. Among his publications are chapters in The Cambridge Companion to Schubert, The Schirmer History of Music, and Scholars Who Teach, and contributions to journals such as The Musical Quarterly, MLA Notes, The Beethoven Journal, Current Musicology, and the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. From 1995 to 1997, Griffel served as vice-president of the New York Chapter of the American Beethoven Society.

Courses and Programs taught by L. Michael Griffel

Check back later for new courses!

Browse all courses and programs