Frank Heidlberger, Chair

The Division of Music History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology is a vibrant contributor to the College of Music. MHTE maintains a full range of academic programs from the bachelor's to the doctorate. In fact, the Ph.D. program, celebrating more than a half-century of activity, was the first in the university. Today more than 70 students are enrolled in its graduate programs.

The division offers the B.A. in Music with an emphasis in Music History; the B.M. in Music Theory, the Master of Arts in Music with concentrations in musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and musicology with an emphasis in early music performance; the Ph.D. in Music with concentrations in music theory, and musicology.

As a hub of academic activity, the division fosters a wide range of projects and initiatives. Students are encouraged to take advantage of our faculty's vast expertise in historical musicology, theory, and ethnomusicology. Division faculty members have been recognized with significant awards for outstanding teaching, research, service and the promotion of diversity in teaching and across campus. Read More

 

Area Coordinators:
Danny Arthurs, Music Theory
Steven Friedson, Ethnomusicology
Margaret Notley, Music History

For additional information about our programs, please contact Prof. Frank M. Heidlberger, division chair, at frank.heidlberger@unt.edu.


Monday, April 27, 6:30pm, Recital Hall

Lecture/Recital: Timothy Jackson, Heejung Kang, Dayeon Hong

Anton Eberl's Sonata Forms: Two Sonatas for Violin and Piano


Thursday, April 30, 8pm, Voertman Concert Hall

Ethnomusicology Student Concert:  “Hear the World: Music from India, China, and Mexico”


Artists:
Vid. Thanmayee Krishnamurthy (Grand Karnatic Vocal Music)
Yuxin Mei (Traditional and Contemporary Pipa Music)
Lizeth Domínguez & José R. Torres (Music from the Mariachi Tradition)
Special Guests: Sean Peters & Lance Candler

 

 

 


Wednesday, May 6, 4-5pm, Music Building, 258

MHTE Honors Day

Come recognize outstanding students, chat with faculty and fellow students, and enjoy Pizza and refreshments! 


April 11, 2015: UNT Hosted AMS-SW Meeting

The Music History Area and the Music Library Co-Hosted the American Musicological Society Southwest Chapter annual meeting on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Click here for more information


MHTE News Archive (2012-present)


The Graduate Association of Musicologists und Theorists (GAMuT) is a graduate student organization dedicated to providing a forum for the presentation of original research by its members. Recent research presentations have included "From Outward Appearance to Inner Reality: A Brief Journey Through Copland's Inscape," "Dropping the Beat: Formal Devices of Buildups in Trance and House Music," and “Smuggling, Betrayal, and the Handle of a Gun: Death and Autonomy in Two Narcocorridos." In addition, GAMuT offers a forum for discussion of matters relevant to the academic lives of its members and serves as an organized liaison between students and faculty in the Division of Music History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology. Each year, GAMuT publishes a journal, Harmonia, that features papers written by graduate students.