Deborah Rifkin

Professor, Music Theory, History Composition
School: School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Phone: 607-274-3786
Office: James J Whalen Ctr for Music 3211, Ithaca, NY 14850
Specialty: Music Theory

  • Ph.D. Eastman School of Music; M.M. University of Michigan (with a minor in violin performance); B.A. Binghamton University
  • Formerly, Assistant Professor at Oberlin College Conservatory
  • Author of articles in Music Theory Spectrum, Theory and Practice, twentieth-century music, Ex Tempore, and The Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy
  • Presenter at conferences on the music of Sergei Prokofiev, Jennifer Higdon, feminist theory and music analysis, and pedagogy of aural skills
  • Member of the Society for Music Theory, Editorial Board for Music Theory Online, College Music Society, Music Theory Society of New York State.