Music Librarian

Libraries Research & Learning - Arts & Humanities; 70 Ferguson Hall
612-624-8552
jabbazio@umn.edu

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1443-6051

She/her/hers

Jessica joined the Libraries in 2018, and her portfolio includes instruction, reference, outreach, and public services at the University of Minnesota Music Library. Prior to her arrival at the University of Minnesota, she completed a Ph.D. in Musicology at the University of Maryland, where she studied Italian-language comic opera of the mid-eighteenth century and the music of Antonio Salieri, and a Master of Library Science with a specialization in Music Librarianship at Indiana University, Bloomington. Jessica is an active member of the Music Library Association, currently serving on the Nominating Committee and the Career Development & Services Committee, as well as a co-coordinating the organization's New Members Forum and serving as the advisor for the Music Library Students and Emerging Professionals Group (MLStEP).

Education

Ph.D., Musicology, University of Maryland, College Park
M.L.S., Music Librarianship, Indiana University, Bloomington
M.A., Music History & Literature, University of Maryland, College Park
B.M., Music Education, George Mason University