Henry Klumpenhouwer

Professor of Music Theory




Henry Klumpenhouwer is a graduate of the University of Alberta (BMus Composition, MMus Theory) and Harvard University (AM, PhD Music).  He taught at the University of Alberta from  1991 to 2012.

His published work involves the analysis of atonal music, the history of music theory, and analytical methodology. His most recent work deals with harmonic dualism and with questions of form in Beethoven.  His publications have appeared in IntégralJournal of Music TheoryMusic AnalysisMusic Theory SpectrumMusic Theory OnlinePerspectives of New MusicTijdschrift voor Muziektheorie, the Oxford Handbook of Neo-Riemannian Music Theories, and elsewhere.

From 2007–2009, he was the editor of Music Theory Spectrum. He served as a faculty member at the Third and the Eleventh Mannes Institute for Advanced Studies in Music Theory.