Assistant Professor of Music, University of Memphis. He holds a Ph.D. and a M.A. degree in Music, as well as a M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Minnesota. His research interests include the study of musical borrowing, intersections of music and language, and issues of musical meaning particularly in concert, popular, and film music. He has published in venues such as Contemporary Music Review and The Journal of Musicological Research, while presenting papers at musicology, music theory, and interdisciplinary conferences across the United States. As a linguist, Orosz views much of his research as a synthesis of knowledge from both fields.