Makulumy Alexander-Hills

PhD Student in Music Theory

Makulumy Alexander-Hills is a graduate student (ABD) in Music Theory at Columbia University. His professional work in musical theater as an active pianist, arranger, and music director informs his research, which is currently focused on a dissertation project tentatively titled "'Putting it Together': Engaging Musical Theater Practitioners’ Vernacular Musical Knowledge as Music Analytical Praxis." Other recent work has investigated the virtual liveness of the Broadway pit orchestra, harmony in Adam Guettel's Floyd Collins, and interactive temporalities in musical theater performance.


Degrees from Other Institutions: 
with Honors and Distinction
Music - Conducting
Stanford University
with Distinction
Earth Systems - Biosphere Sciences
Stanford University
Certificate in General Management
Stanford Graduate School of Business