BROYLES, Michael. American, b. 1939. Genres: Music. Career: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Catonsville, assistant professor, 1967-71, associate professor, 1971-87, professor of music, 1987-93, presidential research professor, 1993-94, director of honors program in music, 1980-94; Pennsylvania State University, State College, distinguished professor of music and professor of American history, 1994-. Johns Hopkins University, lecturer, 1990-; John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, lecturer, 1994; American Antiquarian Society, research associate, 1990. Publications: The Emergence and Evolution of Beethoven's Heroic Style, 1987; A Yankee Musician in Europe: The 1837 Journals of Lowell Mason, 1990; Music of the Highest Class: Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston, 1992. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to music journals. Address: School of Music, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16802, U.S.A.