David Burn (° 1974)
Professor of Musicology
General editor Journal of the Alamire Foundation
Education and positions held
• 2007-present KU Leuven
Associate Professor and head of Early Music Research Group (full-time).
• 2003-2007 St. John’s College, Oxford University
Junior Research Fellow (and Acting Tutor in Music, 2004-7).
• 2002-2003 Kyoto City University of Arts
Guest Researcher – Project: “Music as Propaganda in Japan’s Christian Century”.
• 1998-2002 Merton College, Oxford University
D. Phil. – “The Mass-Propers of Henricus Isaac: Genesis, Transmission, and Authenticity” (supervisor: Prof. Reinhard Strohm; examiners: Dr. Owen Rees and Prof. David Fallows).
• 1997-1998 Merton College, Oxford University
Master of Studies in Music (Musicology) – Dissertation: “‘Nam erit haec quoque laus eorum’: Imitation, Competition, and the L’homme armé Tradition” (supervisor: Prof. Reinhard Strohm).
Honours and Awards
• 2013 Elected member of the Academia Europeana in international recognition of his work
Professional positions, project involvement, employment, and service
• 2016–18. Sounding Space: Acoustic Experience and Ritual Contexts (1300–1700) (Le
STUDIUM consortium) – Team member
• 2015–present. New Senfl Edition (Editors in Chief: Stefan Gasch and Sonja Tröster) –
Editorial Board member.
• 2011–present. Musical Life in the Late Middle Ages in the Austrian Region (Fonds zur
Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Austria; directors: Birgit Lodes, Reinhard
Strohm, and Marc Lewon; based at the Universität Wien) – project team-member.
• 2010–present. New Isaac Edition (Editor in Chief: Giovanni Zanovello) – Editorial Board
member, with responsibility for mass propers. Publication foreseen in Corpus mensurabilis