Scott Gleason

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Scott Gleason received the PhD in music theory from Columbia University. He Co-Chairs the Society for Music Theory's History of Theory Interest Group and serves as Council Representative to the American Musicological Society Greater New York Chapter. He edits for Grove Music OnlineThe Open Space MagazinePerspectives of New Music, and formerly for Current Musicology. His writings appear in those publications and in FiligraneJournal of the Musical Arts in Africa, NotesPhilosophy and the Public RealmTacet, and Theoria. He has presented his research 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 historicizes the Princeton School of composer-theorist-improvisers.

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