Mark Brill

Associate Professor, Musicology, Music

Mark Brill


Mark Brill has earned degrees from Oberlin College, Tulane University, and the University of California-Davis. He is currently assistant professor of musicology and world music at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His expertise is in Latin American music, and he has published numerous articles on the colonial music of the Oaxaca Cathedral in Mexico. He is also the author of Music of Latin America and the Caribbean. His other area of interest is film music, and he has written extensively on this subject, including articles on the Hollywood Golden Age composer Leith Stevens. He is currently examining the music of fantasy films and is writing an article on James Newton Howard’s music in the 2005 film King Kong.



  • MUS 2243 1 World Music in Society
  • MUS 3213 1 Music in Civilization I
  • MUS 3213 2 Music in Civilization I
  • MUS 2743 1 Music and Film


  • B.A., Oberlin College;
  • M.A., Tulane University;
  • J.D., Loyola University;
  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis

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