Present Roster


Jesse Rodin


Jesse Rodin is Associate Professor of Music at Stanford University and co-editor of the Journal of Musicology. He is the author of Josquin’s Rome: Hearing and Composing in the Sistine Chapel (Oxford University Press, 2012), editor of a volume of L’homme armé masses for the New Josquin Edition (2014), and co-editor of The Cambridge History of Fifteenth-Century Music (2015). He directs the Josquin Research Project, a digital tool for exploring a large corpus of Renaissance music. Current projects include a monograph on form in fifteenth-century music, with Cambridge University Press.

In 2010 Rodin and Cut Circle received the Noah Greenberg Award for their work integrating scholarship and performance. He is also the recipient of awards and fellowships from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, the American Musicological Society, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. As a performer he has conducted masterclasses, given pre-concert lectures, and prepared editions for Cut Circle and other ensembles. He directs the Facsimile Singers, a group at Stanford that performs from copies of Renaissance music manuscripts and prints. He leads the freshman seminar “Singing Early Music” in which students study, rehearse, and perform a collection of pieces from before 1600. He also co-teaches a lab course on the art of feasting in which students cook late-medieval recipes each week in Stanford’s Teaching Kitchen.