Assistant Professor of Instruction in Theory and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Theory
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

John Turci-Escobar earned a B.A. from Rutgers University (1996) and a Ph.D. from Yale University (2004). His primary areas of interest are the late Italian madrigal, the music of Astor Piazzolla, and Argentine tango. Secondary areas of interest include nineteenth-century chromaticism, Classical form, and broader issues in music and meaning. Turci-Escobar has presented his work at regional, national, and international conferences. He is currently writing a series of articles on the music of Carlo Gesualdo and the late Italian madrigal. He is also preparing a book on the 1965 collaboration between Astor Piazzolla and Jorge Luis Borges.

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Contact Information

Phone
512.232.4993

Campus location
MRH 3.742

Teaching Areas

Theory

Education

Doctor of Philosophy
Yale University

Bachelor of Arts
Rutgers University