Poundie Burstein, professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will discuss “Neo-Kochian Theory and Mid-18th Century Sonata-Form Exposition” in a music theory lecture on Friday, April 18 at 1:25 p.m. in 44 Fine Arts Center.
Burstein’s primary areas of interest include Schenkerian analysis and form studies. In addition to his scholarly work, he has performed extensively as a pianist for comedy improvisation groups in the New York City area. He has also taught at Mannes College, Columbia University, Queens College and the University of Alabama. He received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the New School University and the Outstanding Publication Award from the Society of Music Theory (SMT). He is the president of SMT.
The lecture is free and open to the public.