Theory

Professor Chelsea Burns

MASTER OF MUSIC • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Our innovative music theory faculty are exploring the areas of musical meaning and interpretation across a wide range of repertoires, from Renaissance to 21st century, including film music and popular music. Faculty research interests focus on the music of Gesualdo, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mahler, Debussy, Ligeti, Feldman, Crumb, Waxman, Piazzolla, and more.

Students benefit from large degree of flexibility in course selection to develop an individualized and interdisciplinary program unique to their artistic voice and musical interests.

Faculty

James Buhler
Professor of Theory

Cheslea Burns
Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Eric Drott
Associate Professor of Theory

Julianne Grasso
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Robert S. Hatten
Professor of Music Theory

John Turci-Escobar
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Theory

Marianne Wheeldon
Professor of Music Theory