Music Theory Speakers' Series: Poundie Burstein
April 18, 2014
Fine Arts Center
UMass Amherst Campus
MUSIC THEORY SPEAKERS' SERIES
Poundie Burstein, City University of New York
Neo-Kochian Theory and Mid-18th Century Sonata-Form Exposition
Bio: Poundie Burstein's primary areas of interest include Schenkerian analysis & form studies. In addition to his scholarly work, he has performed extensively as a pianist for comedy improvisation groups in the NYC area. He has also taught at Mannes College, Columbia University, Queens College, and help an endowed chair at University of Alabama in 2010. In 1995 he received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the New School University, and in 2008 he received the Outstanding Publication Award from the Society of Music Theory (SMT). He is currently the President of SMT.