Research Profiles

Research at the Don Wright Faculty of Music takes many forms as do the activities of our world-renowned faculty members. Research work includes creative scholarly products such as CD and DVD recordings of new repertoire or new interpretations of existing repertoire, compositions and more traditional research forms such as publications of books, book chapters and journal articles.

Scholars conduct research into diverse topics including: music and politics, cultural history and popular music, music theory, theories of pitch and pitch-class structure, Schenkerian theory and analysis, mathematical models in music theory, recording practice, jazz pedagogy, analysis of tonal and post-tonal music, music of the twentieth century, history of music theory, interrelationships of music theory and music analysis, rock music, music analysis and performance, composition, electroacoustic research and performance, the music of Mozart, Stravinsky and Webern, the High Baroque, choral music, opera, inclusive music pedagogies and philosophy and psychology of music education.

Click the links below to view a selection of current and recent faculty research sorted by department:

Visit the biography pages of our research faculty and doctoral students:

Faculty Research Directory
Doctoral Students - Music Education Directory
Doctoral Students - Music Theory Directory
Doctoral Students - Musicology Directory
Doctoral Students - Composition Directory
Doctoral Students - Doctor of Musical Arts Directory