Scott Gleason

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Scott Gleason teaches at Columbia and New York universities, having received the PhD in music theory from Columbia. 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 Filigrane: Musique, Esthétique, Sciences, SociétéJournal of the Musical Arts in AfricaNotes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library AssociationPhilosophy and the Public RealmTacet: Experimental Music Review; and Theoria: Historical Aspects of Music Theory. 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 phenomenological and experimental analyses of new music. His book project historicizes the Princeton School of composer-theorists active mid-century.

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