Diana Wu

PhD Candidate
Musicology
Office: TC 329
Email: dwu328@uwo.ca


Diana Wu is a PhD candidate in musicology at Western University. Her research focusses on madness and mad scenes in later twentieth-century anglophone opera. Originally hailing from the United States, she holds a Master's degree from CUNY: Queens College, and a Bachelor of Arts from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, both in music theory. Her master's thesis was titled The Sound of the Insurmountable: Harmonic Opposition and Melodic Foreshadowing in Gian-Carlo Menotti's The Consul. Her other research interests include canon formation, gender in music, classical music in popular culture, and changes within the tonal tradition in the twentieth century.