Melita Anastasia Denny is a student in the UC Davis Ph.D. program
in musicology. She earned a bachelor’s of science degree in viola
da gamba performance from Indiana University Jacob’s School of
Music, graduating with distinction in 2009. During her studies at
IU, she also did additional work in music history with research
interests centering on the history of music theory and imitative
counterpoint in Renaissance sacred polyphony.