Music Theory Speakers' Series: Poundie Burstein

Event Details

April 18, 2014
1:25 pm

Fine Arts Center

Room: 44

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Eric Roth


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.


Event Category

Music Lecture/Talk