Chair, Department of Music Theory
The music theory department combines world-class research and scholarship with unique and innovative pedagogy.
Eclectic in our interests and internationally renowned for the quality and scope of our work, the music theory faculty and students maintain a strong record of publications, conference presentations, performances, and other accomplishments.
Our students and faculty work together to maintain a high standard of rigorous, conservatory-style pedagogy in music theory while leading the way toward a more diverse and inclusive future for our field.
The extensive training our students receive as pedagogues and scholars contributes to the excellent success rates that our alumni enjoy on the job market. Our graduates hold teaching positions in major universities, liberal-arts colleges, and schools of music around the world.