Olaf Post

Olaf Post

Olaf Post was named Preceptor in Music at Harvard University in 2009.  Post holds a PhD in music theory from Columbia University, as well as master's degrees in philosophy and biotechnology. He also studied piano and composition at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, and is active as a pianist and organist.Post was previously a research fellow in music cognition at Ohio State University. His research focuses on neuroscience of music and music philosophy. Specific interests include audience responses to live performances, concert hall acoustics, and electronic dance music.

Dissertation
"The way these people can just listen.": Inquiries about the Mahler tradition in the Concertgebouw
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Columbia Degrees: 
PhD, Music Theory
2009