Dr. Jeanne M. Belfy joined the faculty of the Department of Music at Boise State University in 1983. She has a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Kentucky in cooperation with the University of Louisville, an M.Mus. in music history from Ball State University, and a B.M.Ed. from Northern Michigan University. Her primary teaching responsibilities are in music history and oboe instruction, and she also serves as the coordinator of graduate programs in music. Dr. Belfy has performed over thirty-five faculty recitals at Boise State, as a soloist and a chamber player. Her oboe pupils have won numerous contests and competitions, and have gone on to earn advanced degrees at prestigious institutions across the country. Her writing includes articles in refereed journals, Festschrifts, and reference books, and she has reviewed over 170 CD recordings for the Journal of the International Double Reed Society. She is also the founding director of the Boise Chamber Music Society which presents an annual four-concert series of professional touring artists.
Judith and the Louisville Orchestra: The Rest of the Story, College Music Symposium (1991)
Musicians and scholars who lived through the late 1940s and early 1950s witnessed an astounding...
The Louisville Orchestra New Music Project : An American Experiment in the Patronage of International Contemporary Music (1983)
Selected composers' letters to the Louisville Orchestra.
Contributions to Books
Henry Wolking’s Ballet Forever Yesterday, Music in the Theater, Church, and Villa: Essays in Honor of Robert Lamar Weaver and Norma Wright Weaver (2000)
Fifty years ago the Louisville Orchestra under conductor Robert Whitney embarked on a path of...
Louisville Orchestra, Symphony Orchestras of the United States: Selected Profiles (1986)
The Louisville Orchestra has one outstanding tradition in its nearly 50-year history: its commitment to...
Before ‘HeeHaw’: American Country Music 101, New Harmonies, American Roots Music Exhibit Lecture Series (2007)
Presented in conjunction with the Museum on Main Street exhibition sponsored by the Smithsonion Institution...
Hemingway’s Paris in the 1920s: The Musical Milieu, Hemingway Institute, Idaho Humanities Council (1999)
During her talk, "Hemingway's Paris: The 1920s Musical Milieu," she played and discussed the music...
Native American Themes and Postmodernism: Henry Wolking's Forever Yesterday, Pacific Northwest Chapter, American Musicological Society (1998)
Teaching Musicians to Write: The Music History Class Journal, Pacific Northwest Chapter, College Music Society (1993)
Belfy will play with sophomore oboe major Taylor Vulgamore, graduate student cellist David Feldman and...
Faculty Artist Series Recital (with Janelle Oberbillig, Nicole Molumby, Leslie Moreau, and David Saunders) (2011)
Included Boise premier of Malcolm Arnold’s recently discovered “Wind Quintet of 1943".
Faculty Artist Series Recital (with David Saunders and Svetlana N. Maddox) (2010)
A program of trios, including a 1998 Suite by Alexander Arutiunian and a big romantic...