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2015 High School Division Faculty


Summer Music Academy faculty consist of current Ithaca College faculty, top music educators from across the country, and renowned guest artists. Additional faculty and guest artists will be announced periodically. 

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Peter Silberman, Music Theory, Electives CoordinatorPeter Silberman, Music Theory, Electives Coordinator
Associate Professor of Music Theory, Ithaca College; M.A. and Ph.D., Eastman School of Music; B.M., Oberlin Conservatory

B.M. in French horn performance and music theory, Oberlin Conservatory.  M.A. and Ph.D. in music theory, Eastman School of Music.

Coordinator of electives (includes music theory fundamentals) at Ithaca College’s Summer Music Academy for High School Musicians.

Articles in Gamut, the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, Music Theory Online, The Horn Call, and the anthologyMusical Currents from the Left Coast.  Presentations at meetings of the Society for Music Theory, Music Theory Society of New York State, West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis, Music Theory Midwest, International Horn Society, Great Lakes Chapter of the College Music Society, and the joint meeting of Music Theory Southeast and the South Central Society for Music Theory.

Research interests include theory and analysis of twentieth-century tonal music, analysis of popular music, and music theory pedagogy.

Board member, Music Theory of Society of New York State.  Formerly served as treasurer of the Music Theory Society of New York State.

Former faculty member, University of Rochester, Oberlin Conservatory, Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory, and Keuka College.

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