Past Event

Music Theory and Music Cognition: A Conference in Honor of Fred Lerdahl

March 23, 2018
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Fred Lerdahl's thought has exercised a widespread influence on music theory and music cognition as well as informing the analysis of music in the tonal repertoire and beyond. A conference organized in his honor by the Department of Music at Columbia University will present recent work based on and related to the theoretical work of Fred Lerdahl as well as its applicability to various areas of research and musical practice.

For the complete program and speaker bios, please see the website of the Heyman Center. 


Ray Jackendoff 
Carol Krumhansl
Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis 
David Temperley 
Joshua Banks Mailman 
Anthony Fort 
Joshua Cody 
William Dougherty

Event sponsors:

Department of Music 
Fritz Reiner Center for Contemporary Music
The Center for Science and Society
Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience
Heyman Center for the Humanities and Society of Fellows in the Humanities