B.A. Oberlin College, magna
cum laude, Phil Bet Kappa, M.M. University of Michigan, J.D. Yale Law School,
Ph.D. City University of New York.
Techniques of Music (20th Century Theory)Profile:
Theory and Analysis with Carl Schachter, Joseph Straus,
Charles Burkhart, and David Gagne. Composition with Thea Musgrave, Ross Lee
Finney, and John Mehegan. Musicology with Richard Kramer, Leo Treitler, and Ian
Bent. Compositions performed by Detroit Symphony players, Peter Basquin, Igor
Begelman, and Modigliani Quartet. Published in Theory and Practice, Music
Theory Online, and Cardoso Law Review. Presentations at International Schenker
Symposium, Society for Music Theory, and American Musicological Society.
Emerging Scholar Award and Board of Directors, Music Theory Society of New York
State. Legal Advisor, Society for Music Theory. President, Henri Elkan Music
Publishing Company. Founder and Director, Mannes College for Advanced Studies
in Music Theory. Theory Faculty, Hunter College (1995-97), Brooklyn
Conservatory (1996-99), Adjunct Faculty, Cardozo Law School, Techniques of
Music Faculty, Mannes College of Music since 1999.