Christine Boone

Christine Boone teaches music theory, music skills, and upper-level analysis courses at ISU.

Christine’s research interests are centered around popular music. She has presented papers on the Beatles in both the United States and the United Kingdom. Her dissertation was entitled Mashups: History, Legality, and Aesthetics, and it is on this subject that her current research is focused.

Christine, a soprano, is also an active performer in both choral ensembles and solo work.


“Mashing: Toward a Typology of Recycled Music.” Music Theory Online. 2013 [forthcoming].

“Music and Legality.” Music in American Life: The Songs, Styles, Stars and Stories that Shaped our Culture. ABC-CLIO, 2013 [forthcoming].

“When Pop Stars Collide: Mashups as Musical Destiny.” Analyzing the Music of Living Composers (and Others). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

PH.D. and M.M. University of Texas; B.M. Indiana University