Library & Technology Services

Pamela Bristah
Music Librarian

Ms. Bristah has worked in the Wellesley Music Library since the summer of 2000. Before coming to Wellesley, she was Head Librarian at the Manhattan School of Music for eleven years. At Westminster Choir College, she sang in the Westminster Choir, which performed in the Spoleto Festival, both in Italy and Charleston, and with New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, and Boston Symphony Orchestra, among other orchestras, under Robert Shaw, Leonard Bernstein, William Steinberg, James Levine, Rafael Kubelik, and other conductors.  Her Musical interests include American composers from the mid-19th century through the first half of the 20th century--from Louis Moreau Gottschalk to turn-of-the-century New England School composers such as Amy Beach and George Whitefield Chadwick, through Charles Ives, Henry Cowell, et al.  She edited the score sections of "A Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings," 3rd edition, American Library Association, 1997.

Pam has a Bachelor of Music and Voice, Westminster Choir College and a Masters in Library Service from Columbia University.