Peter Silberman

Peter Silberman

Associate Professor, Music Theory, History, and Composition
Faculty, School of Music
Faculty, Jewish Studies

Specialty:Music Theory
Phone:(607) 274-1496
Office:2207 James J Whalen Ctr for Music
Ithaca, NY 14850

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.

Articles in Gamut, the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, Music Theory Online, The Horn Call, and the anthology Musical Currents from the Left Coast.  Presentations at meetings of the Society for Music Theory, Music Theory Society of New York State, New England Conference of Music Theorists, West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis, Music Theory Midwest, International Horn Society, Northeast Chapter of the College Music 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 music and dance, theory and analysis of twentieth-century tonal music, analysis of popular music, and music theory pedagogy.

Former treasurer and board member 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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