Music Theory

Summer Institute for Music Theory Pedagogy


Join us for an intensive Institute for Music Theory Pedagogy this summer, June 22-27, at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester. This event, co-sponsored by the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Theory Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma, will offer an immersive professional development opportunity designed for today’s theory and aural skills teachers and students. Sharing cutting edge theory pedagogy with immediate benefit for both faculty and student participants, the Institute will offer lectures, discussions, hands-on workshops, participant presentations, and other collaborative projects. The faculty are: Brian Alegant (Oberlin College Conservatory), John Covach (University of Rochester and Eastman), Ted Goldman (Eastman), Steven Laitz (Eastman), Elizabeth West Marvin (Eastman), William Marvin (Eastman), and Seth Monahan (Eastman).

Faculty: $500; Full-time Students: $300.

Hyatt Regency Rochester: single or double, $95. Phone: 585 546-1234 (mention “Institute for Music Theory Pedagogy” for the conference rate).

Opening dinner reception Sunday, June 22 (6:00PM) at the Hyatt Regency. Sessions at Eastman will begin at 8AM on June 23 (daily breakfast at 7:30).

For additional information and Institute registration, visit:

We hope to see you in June at Eastman!