Associate Professor of Music Theory
Department(s)Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology, Center for Schenkerian Studies
Associate Professor Stephen Slottow received a bachelor's degree from Cleveland State University, a master's from Queens College, and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he wrote a dissertation on pitch organization in the music of Carl Ruggles. He has taught at City College, Queens College, Temple University, and Hofstra University. A former professional fiddler and banjo player, his interests include American traditional music, the American ultramodernists, and Schenkerian analysis. He was awarded the 2000 Emerging Scholar Award by the Music Theory Society of New York.