Laura Dallman is a pianist and musicologist residing in northeastern Indiana. She received a Bachelor of Music in piano from Ball State University in 2007 and a Master of Arts in musicology from Indiana University in 2009. She is currently a doctoral candidate in musicology at Indiana University. Her dissertation, “The Significance of Accessibility in American Orchestral Music,” is in progress and concerns the intersection of symphonic music, elements of accessibility, and select modern composers.
Professor Dallman currently teaches courses in music history, music appreciation, and class piano at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and Trine University. She is also an active accompanist in the Fort Wayne area and plays various percussive instruments in a local steel drum ensemble.