Music Theory


T658 Advanced Music Theory Pedagogy

Prof. Mary Wennerstrom

MW, 1:00-2:15 p.m., Simon 350

Prerequisite: T591 Teaching of Music Theory or equivalent, and one of T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music, T555 Schenkerian Analysis, T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900, or T565 Stylistic Counterpoint.

A study of upper-level undergraduate and master’s courses in music theory, including stylistic and free counterpoint, form and analysis, teaching of theory, analytical techniques, and stylistic (period-based) analysis, including courses on music since 1900. Textbook materials (for written and skills courses), analytical and course content issues, and curriculum design. Special topics courses and seminars will also be considered. The class will include discussion of readings, individual and group presentations, short papers and assignments, and the preparation of a detailed syllabus and teaching materials for one type of course.