Dylan N. Crosson

Dylan N. Crosson

Dylan N. Crosson

Graduate Associate


Areas of Expertise

  • Musicology


  • MA, Musicology, Pennsylvania State University
  • BA, Worship Arts, Spring Arbor University

Dylan Crosson is a PhD student in Musicology and a graduate teaching associate at The Ohio State University. Dylan comes to Ohio State with a Master of Arts in Musicology from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Worship Arts from Spring Arbor University. During his time at Spring Arbor and Pennsylvania State, his research focused on the genre of finger-style guitar, especially the music of Michael Hedges. Beyond this research, Dylan has presented research at the Music and Moving Image Conference on the musical silence in Studio Ghibli’s Grave of the Fireflies (1985).

Dylan’s current research involves music consumption patterns within contemporary Christian music as well as this music’s role in delineating cultural evangelicalism. Outside of this sphere, his other research interests include the history of Christian musical thought, aesthetics of music, and American classical music of the twentieth century.

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