Winners of the Patricia Carpenter Emerging Scholar Award

MTSNYS both supports and encourages pre-professionals in their pursuit of a career in music theory with an Emerging Scholar Award for the best paper delivered by a graduate student at the annual meeting. The award, which was renamed the Patricia Carpenter Emerging Scholar Award in 2004, carries a cash prize and promise of publication in Theory and Practice. The winners have been:

Year Scholar Paper
2013 Sarah Marlowe "On the Subject of Tonal Answers: A Closer Look at William Renwick's Paradigms"
2012 Rodney Garrison "Unraveling Heinrich Schenker’s Ideas of Musical ‘Unfolding’”
2011 Drew F. Nobile "Form and Voice Leading in Early Beatles Songs"
2010
Jason Hooper "Heinrich Schenker's early Theory of Form, 1895–1914"
2009
Christopher Segall "K-Nets, Inversion, and Gravitational Balance"
 

Noam Sivan – Honorable Mention

"Teaching Improvisation: The Creative Application of Theory in Performance"
2008
Katharine Soper
"Making Many From Few: Orchestration in the Chamber Works of Ruth Crawford Seeger"
2007
J. Daniel Jenkins “Schoenberg's Concept of ruhende Bewegung
2006
Vasili Byros “'Tonal oder Atonal?': Interval Cycles, Whole-Tone Tonality, and the Dialectics of Musical Process in Berg's Piano Sonata, op. 1”
2005
Sam Ng “The Hemiolic Cycle and Metric Dissonance in Brahms's Cello Sonata in F, op. 99”
2004
José António Martins "Stravinsky's Harmonic Practice and the Guidonian Space"
2003
Jeannie Guerrero "Multidiminsional Counterpoint and Social Subversion in Luigi Nono's Choral Music"
2002
Adam Ricci "A Classification Scheme for Harmonic Sequence"
2001
Don Traut "Displacement and its Role in Schenkerian Theory"
2000
Stephen Slottow "Fifths and Semitones: A Ruggles Compositional Model and its Unfoldings"
1999
Daphne Leong "Metric Conflict in the First Movement of Bartók's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion"
1998
Matthew Santa "Choral Tone Centers in Stravinsky's Neoclassical Music"
1995
Wayne Alpern "Aggregates, Assassination, and an 'Act of God': The Impact of the Murder of Archduke Ferdinand Upon Webern's Op. 7 No. 3"
1994
Wayne Petty "Cyclic Integration in Haydn's E-flat Piano Sonata Hob. XVI:38"
1993
Jennifer Shaw "Rethinking Schoenberg's Composition of Die Jacobsleiter




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