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Stony Brook University

Library Liaison Profiles

Gisele Schierhorst

Gisele Schierhorst

Head, Music Library

Liaison: MusicAfricana Studies,
Anthropology, and Sociology

gisele.schierhorst@stonybrook.edu
W-1530 Melville Library | 631.632.7560

Education

Master of Arts, Music History, SUNY at Stony Brook.

Master of Library Science, Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Boston, MA.

Bachelor of Arts, SUNY at Stony Brook.  

Selected Publications, Presentations and Service

"Suffolk Symphony Orchestra and Society."  "Find Out in 15," presentation, Communiversity Day, Stony Brook University, September 23, 2017.  

Presentation, "The Suffolk Symphonic Orchestra and Society Papers, Part 1: 1961-1971," Melville Library Scholarly Communications Center, Stony Brook University, September 2015.

“The Lives of Professional Classical String Players: A Selective Annotated Bibliography.”  Music Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 3-4 (July-December 2010):  p. 96-111.  Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10588167.2010.528705.

“The Luther Henderson Papers at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture,”  Mind and Spirits series, Melville Library, SUNY at Stony Brook, June 2003.

“The Music Library’s Move and Renovation at SUNY Stony Brook,” Music Library Greater New York Chapter meeting, SUNY Stony Brook, April 2003.

“The Music Library’s Move and Renovation at SUNY Stony Brook,” Music Library Association Annual (National) Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2002.

“The Life and Career of Edward Boatner and Inventory of the Boatner Papers at the Schomburg Center.”  American Music Research Center Journal, vol. 8-9 (1998), p. 89-106.  Available at: https://www.colorado.edu/amrc/sites/default/files/attached-files/0506-1998-008-00-000007.pdf.

“The Life and Career of Edward Boatner and Inventory of the Boatner Papers at the Schomburg Center.”  MLA National Meeting, Seattle, Washington, February 1996. 

Musical Performances

Vocal and Cello Recital, "End of Semester Music Celebration Featuring Gisele Schierhorst, Melville Library Galleria, December 18, 2015.

Vocal and Cello Recital, "Music in the Galleria, Featuring Gisele Schierhorst," Melville Library, May 20, 2015.

"Sunday Sounds," Vocal and Cello Recital, Middle Country Public Library Galleria, March 15, May 17, and December 20, 2015.

Music Library Staff Holiday Music Performance, Melville Library Galleria, December 18, 2014.

Honors and Awards

President’s’ Award for Excellence in Librarianship, Stony Brook University, 2001

SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship, State University of New York, 2001