Scott Gleason

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Scott Gleason is Acquisitions Editor for Grove Music Online (Oxford University Press) and Associate Editor for Perspectives of New Music. He received the PhD in music (theory) from Columbia University. Having taught at Columbia, Fordham, and New York universities, he currently serves as Council Representative for the American Musicological Society, Greater New York Chapter.

His writings appear in Composing While Black, Current Musicology, Filigrane, Grove Music Online, Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa, Notes, The Open Space Magazine, Perspectives of New Music, Philosophy and the Public Realm, Tacet, and Theoria.

Dr. Gleason has presented in Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States. His research treats the history of music theory and the intersection of music and philosophy, and he writes analyses of new musics. His book project, which historicizes the Princeton School of composer-theorists, is under contract with the University of California Press.

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Columbia Degrees: 
PhD, Music Theory
MPhil, Music Theory
Degrees from Other Institutions: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
SUNY Potsdam