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Teaching

   
Fall 2011 Guest Faculty Composition New York University New York
       
Since 2011 Guest Faculty Composition Class for Children Composers: Summer Course Magdeburg
       
Summer 2011 Guest Faculty Composition Class for Children Composers: Summer Course Halle
       
May 2010 Guest Faculty Composition Javeriana University Bogotá
       
Since 2005 Full-Time Faculty Composition Manhattan School of Music New York
       
Since 2000 Full-Time Faculty Music Theory Manhattan School of Music New York
       
Spring 2004 Guest Faculty Composition The New School University New York
       
Summer 2000/01/02/03 Part -Time Faculty Vocal Coaching Conservatory of Music and Theater Rostock
       
1997-99 Teaching Assistant Music Theory Manhattan School of Music New York
       
1995-96 Teaching Assistant Music Theory Rice University/The Shepherd School of Music Houston, TX

 

Classes (MSM)

   

Composition Department

Undergraduate

 

Form and Analysis

Freshman Composition Seminar

Freshman Instrumentation

Junior Orchestration

(Analyses of Compositional Techniques from the Middle Ages-Present)

(Introduction to Compositional Techniques of the 20th Century)

(Study of Orchestral Instruments and Writing for Small Ensembles)

(Study of Orchestrational Techniques of the 20th Century)

       

 

Graduate

 

Form and Analysis

Score Readings

Advanced Orchestraion

(Analyses of Compositional Techniques from the Middle Ages-Present)

(Realizations of 2-part Compositions to Orchestral Scores)

(Study of Orchestrational Techniques from the 18th to the 20th Century)

       
 

Undergraduate/

Graduate

Composition

Composition Forum

(Private Composition Studio Teaching: See detailed list below)

(Forum for Discussion among Composition Students and with Guests)


 

Music Theory Department

Undergraduate

Freshman Theory

Sophomore Theory

Sophomore Aural Skills

(Introduction to Species Counterpoint, Harmony, and Form)

(Introduction to the Music of the 18th, 19th, and 20th Century)

(Musical Examples of the 18th, 19th, and 20th Century)

       
 

Graduate

Graduate Theory 2

Beethoven String Quartets

(Music of the 20th Century)

(Elective Course)

       
 

Doctoral

Doctoral Theory, Pedagogy

(Analyses of Compositional Techniques from the Middle Ages-Present)


 

CPP Department

Graduate

Music of the Second Viennese School

(Analyses and Contemporary Performance Practice: CPP)


 

Music History Department

Graduate

Operas by Strauss, Berg, and Britten

(Background, Analysis, Interpretation, Impact)


 

Keyboard Skills Department

Undergraduate

Sight-Reading

(Musical Examples of the Baroque to the 20th Century)


 
Independent Study Projects

Undergraduate/

Graduate

Advisor for the following topics:

Instrumental Music from around 1600

Operas of the 20th Century

Piano Music after 1950

The Solo Violin Sonata by Jean Papineau-Couture

Alban Bergand Program Music

The String Quartets by Béla Bartók

For Philip Guston by Morton Feldman

Rebonds by Iannis Xenakis

Instrumental Techniques: Helmut Lachenmanns

Compositional Techniques of the 20th Century


 
Thesis Advisor

Doctoral

Advisor for the following topics:

24 Preludes and Fugues by Henry Martin

The Composer Julio Estrada

Compositions for Guitar by Mario Davidovski

Eastern Aesthetics in the Music by Isang Yun

Composition for Piano by Nikos Skalkottas

The History of the Church St. Mary the Virgin

The Composer Barbara Strozzi

The Composer Virko Baley


 

Administrative

   
Since 2005 Department Chair Music Theory Department Manhattan School of Music New York
       
2004-05 Department Co-Chair Music Theory Department Manhattan School of Music New York
       
Since 2011 Coordinator Aural Skills Department Manhattan School of Music New York

 

Guest Lectures

   
2015

Umbertide

 Boston

Civitella Ranieri

Boston University

Portrait: Time and Memory

Panel Discussion (College Music Society)

2012

Seoul

 New York

Uzong Arts Center

Brooklyn College

Portrait: Quotation and Form

Portrait: Time and Memory

2011

New York

 Berlin

Rome

 Oberlin

Oberlin

Oberlin

New York

NYU

The American Acadamy/Free University

Euromac 2011 Conference

Conservatory

Conservatory

Conservatory

NYU

Portrait: Quotation and Form

Portrait: Quotation and Form

Nr. 12 und 13 of the "Kinderszenen" by Schumannn

Portrait: Form and Material/Time and Memory

Master Class

Master Classm

Portrait: Time and Memory

       
2010

Dresden

 Bogotá

 Bogotá

 Bogotá

 Medellîn

 Medellîn

 Magdeburg

 Halle

Conservatory of Music

Javeriana University

Javeriana University

Javeriana University

EAFIT University

EAFIT University

"G. Ph. Telemann" Music School

"G. F. Händel" Music School

Nr. 12 und 13 of the "Kinderszenen" by Schumann

Portrait: Quotation and Form

Master Class

"Pression" and "Kontrakadenz" by Helmut Lachenmannn

Portrait: Quotation and Form

Master Class

Portrait: Hierachrchies of Form and Material

Portrait: Hierachrchies of Form and Material

       
2009

Princeton

 Hempstead

Berlin

Beijing (China)

Beijing (China)

Beijing (China)

Baltimore

Westminster Choir College/Rider Univ.

Hofstra University

The American Acadamy/Free University

Central Conservatory of Music

Central Conservatory of Music

Central Conservatory of Music

Peabody School of Music/John Hopkins Univ.

Portrait: Hierarchies of Form and Material

Music Theory at the Manhattan School of Music

Portrait: Hierarchies of Form and Material

Three Menuets of the "Notenbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach"

Nr. 12 und 13 of the "Kinderszenen" by Schumann

Monteverdi's "Cruda amarilli" und Wagner's "Tristan"

Ulrich Siegele's Analytic Approach

       

2008

Shenyang (China)

Changchun (China)

Changchun

New York

Northeast University

Teachers College/Northeast Normal Univ.

Northeast Normal University

Columbia University

Architecture and Symbol in Fugues by Johann Sebastian Bach

Architecture and Symbol in Fugues by Johann Sebastian Bach

Architecture and Symbol in Fugues by Johann Sebastian Bach

Portrait: Stages as a Compositional Principle

       
2007

Beijing (China)

Dresden

Central Conservatory of Music

Conservatory of Music

New Approaches to Aural Skills

Temporal Organizations in the Music ofPerotins

       

2006

Berlin

Beijing (China)

Moscow (Russia)

The American Acadamy/Free University

Central Conservatory of Music

Tchaikowski Conservatory

Portrait: Stages as a Compositional Principle

The Dresden Composer Jörg Herchet: Before/After 1989

Portrait: Aspects of Form, Time, and Space

       

2005

Dresden

Berlin

Conservatory of Music

The American Acadamy/Free University

Stilistic Associations in Operas by Strauss and Berg

Portrait: Re-Action as a Compositional Principle

       
2002 Leipzig University Music for Piano by Michael Flade

 

Students (Full-Time)

 
  Vincent Raikhel

Christopher Cerrone

Rama Gottfried

Kyle Hillbrand

Carter Callison

Evan Antonellis

Matthew Humphrey

Matthew Hough

Inhyun Kim

Carl Kanter

Turkar Gazim-Zada

Dillon Kondor

Gregory Weisbrod

Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Yangzhi Ma

Danielle Schwob

Tiange Zhou

Robert Vuichard

Halldór Smárason

Alex Burtzos

Anne Goldberg

Xinyang Wang

Rex Isenberg

Yu-Chun Chien

George Katehis

Michael Harrison

Qin Ding

Derek Cooper

Victor Baez

Shunyin Wang

Jonathan Comisar

Eli Greenhoe

Mojiao Wang

Qiren Lu

Vinces Website: Link

Chris 'Website: Link

Ramas Website: Link

Kyles Website: Link

Carters Website: Link

Evans Webiste: Link

Matts Website: Link

Inhyuns Website: Link

Turkars Website: Link

Ayannas Webiste: Link

Yangzhis Website: Link

Danielles Website: Link

Halldórs Website: Link

Alex' Website: Link

Annes Website: Link

Rex' Website: Link

Georges Website: Link

Michaels Website: Link

Dereks Website: Link

Victors Website: Link

Jonathans Website: Link

   

Students (Part-Time)

 
 

Brady Hearn

Stefan Schulze

Samuel Ryder

Yukari Watanabe

Minjee Woo

Zak Argabriteo

Adam O'Farrill

Bradys Website: Link

Stefans Website: Link

Yukaris Website: Link

Students (Private)

 
 

Adam Mirza

Julie Hill

Sang Song

Jeff Gavett

Adam Website: Link

Julie Website: Link

Jeffs Website: Link