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Caitlan Truelove

Caitlan Truelove

Caitlan Truelove

Part-time Instructor


Art and Music Histories
307 Bowne Hall
Office: 315.443.4184


Music History and Cultures BA

Biographic Overview

Caitlan Truelove is a PhD Candidate in Musicology at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), where she is dissertating on the twenty-first century television musical series and how mental health, trauma, disability, and identity are represented via song. She currently holds adjunct positions at Syracuse University teaching music and media courses and at Dutchess Community College Academy of Music teaching private violin lessons.

Caitlan has presented her work on film and television music at the American and International Musicological Societies, the Society for American Music, Music and the Moving Image, and the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, among others. As a teaching assistant at Syracuse University and CCM, she has helped teach classes for both undergraduate and graduate students, music majors and non-music majors. Caitlan was the editor for Volume 34 of Music Research Forum, CCM’s graduate student journal and was elected Vice President of the CCM Graduate Student Association, which she served from 2019-2021.

Caitlan holds two bachelor's degrees in Violin Performance and Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Music in Violin Performance from Syracuse University. Her research interests include film and television music, musical theater, gender and music, and the use of pre-existing music in media.