Edward Eanes

Associate Professor of Music History


Edward Eanes has served on the Kennesaw State University faculty since 1998 and is currently Associate Professor of Music History.  A South Carolina native, Eanes received a Ph.D. in Musicology from Louisiana State University, a MM. in Violin Performance from Florida State University and a B.Mus. in Performance from Furman University. Prior to his arrival at KSU, he taught at Louisiana State University, the University of New Orleans and Clayton College and State University.


Eanes' book, Giuseppe Ferrata: Emigré Pianist and Composer, was published by Scarecrow Press in 1999. Other publications include numerous articles in the Grove Dictionary of Music Online and the International Journal of the Arts in Society, reviews for MLA NOTES and CD liner notes for the Centaur Label. He has also presented papers at the national conferences of the College Music Society, the Society for American Music, the Music Library Association, the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities and the National Association of Schools of Music.


Eanes is currently the Concertmaster of both the Georgia Symphony Orchestra and Carroll Symphony Orchestra in Carrollton, GA.  He is also a member of the Atlanta Opera Orchestra and has performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Savannah Philharmonic, the Jacksonville, FL Symphony, and the Louisiana Philharmonic in New Orleans. His solo credits include concerts with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, the Carroll Symphony Orchestra, the Louisiana Sinfonietta, the Vermilion Chamber Orchestra, and the Furman University Orchestra.


In 2010, Eanes helped to establish an ongoing faculty exchange between the College of the Arts at KSU and Kocaeli University in Izmit, Turkey.  He has also been active in the University System of Georgia Study Abroad programs and became co director of KSU’s Summer Abroad Programs in Montepulciano, Italy in 2012.



Music 1107 Arts in Society: Music

Music 3311 Music History I

Music 3312 Music History II

Music 3317 History of Opera

Music 4412 Introduction to American Music

Music 4423 Current Directions in Musicology


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