Holley Replogle-Wong is a teacher, scholar, and musician. She received her PhD in Musicology from UCLA in 2009 and has since taught courses in musicology at UC Berkeley as one of the first ACLS Faculty Fellows, at Chapman University, and at UCLA. She is currently a Lecturer in Musicology at UCLA, and became the Program Director of the UCLA Center for Musical Humanities in its inaugural year. In the years since the start of the CMH, Holley was the primary logistical organizer for four multi-day international conferences: Curating Resistance: Punk as Archival Method (February 2018), Song, Stage and Screen XIII (May 2018), Global Musics and Musical Communities (May 2019), and ‘You Imagine Me, and I Exist’: The Afterlives of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (November 2019), in addition to multiple symposia, event series, and one-day events.
Holley is also engaged in public musicology as a regular speaker for the LA Opera’s educational outreach programs, and she has been music director for youth music and musical theater programs in Los Angeles, including Crossroads, Harvard Westlake, and the Creative Artists Theater Space. She sings with various Los Angeles-based vocal ensembles and for the occasional film soundtrack.