Ana Sánchez-Rojo, Tulane University

Ana Sánchez-Rojo

Assistant Professor of Music; Musicology


Ph.D. University of Chicago


Ana Sánchez-Rojo is a music historian who studies the cultural nuances of eighteenth-century music within the Spanish Empire. She holds a doctorate from the University of Chicago.

Her forthcoming monograph, "Music and Modernity in Enlightenment Spain," slated for publication with Boydell & Brewer in 2024, explores the relationship between music and the socio-cultural landscape during that period. Ana's expertise extends across both the Iberian Peninsula and the Americas. Her articles have been published in both English and Spanish, underscoring her dedication to fostering a global dialogue in the academic community.

Dr. Sánchez-Rojo also researches and teaches Latin American popular music. She is working on a new project concerning musical nationalism in Mexico during the 1930s. She currently serves as Director of Undergraduate Students for the music department.


  • MUSC 1410 - History of Western Music to 1800
  • MUSC 1420 - History of Western Music from 1800
  • MUSC 1050 - The Art of Listening
  • MUSC 1080 - Music of the Mexico-U.S. Border
  • MUSC 3421 - Women Die in Opera (writing intensive and graduate sections available)
  • MUSC 3340 - Music of Mexico and Central America
  • MUSC 3460 - Music, Religion, Spirit (writing intensive and graduate sections available)
  • MUSC 4330 - Music of the Latin American Outlaws (writing intensive and graduate sections available)