Carol Reynolds is a musicologist, pianist, organist and author. She specializes in Russian, East European, and German cultural history. Carol was a professor of music history for more than 20 years at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. In addition to music, she is well versed in the history and fine arts of western Europe and Russia. Carol is a Smithsonian Journeys Expert and has led tours through Russia, the Baltic States, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Croatia. She is fluent in Russian and German, and while she lives in North Carolina, she maintains a second home in the Weimar region of Germany. Carol is author of of “Discovering Music: 300 Years of Interaction in Western Music, Arts, History, and Culture,” an entertaining DVD-based self-study course for adult and high-school learners, and “Exploring America’s Musical Heritage through Arts, Literature, and History,” a DVD program shot coast-to-coast and featuring 38 artists and specialists.