Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology

Division of Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology

It sponsors a lecture series that annually attracts scholars from throughout the world, regularly invites short residencies from major figures in the disciplines, and in recent years has hosted important international conferences on Strauss, Berlioz, and 500 years of printed music.

It publishes Theoria, a journal devoted to historical aspects of music theory.

Annually the division conducts study abroad opportunities in Eastern Europe, Africa, and China.

December 5, 2022

Faculty Member Receives Major Award

Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Andrew Chung, received recognition at the recently held annual meeting of the Society for Music Theory. He was named a recipient of the Society’s Emerging Scholar Award for his article "What is Musical Meaning? Theorizing Music as Performative Utterance" in Music Theory Online. The award recognizes “significant contributions to music theory, analysis, or history of theory.”