Chris Bartlette is an associate professor of music theory in the Binghamton University Music Department. He holds PhD and MA degrees in music theory from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. He also earned an MM in choral conducting and a BA in music from the University of North Dakota.
Bartlette was previously on the faculty of Baylor University. He is a co-author of Graduate Review of Tonal Theory: A Recasting of Common-Practice Harmony, Form, and Counterpoint. Bartlette’s research interests include pitch memory, performance expression, and how music cognition relates to music theory pedagogy. He has given papers at national and international conferences in music theory and music perception/cognition, and his articles appear in Music Perception and Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain.
He was a fellow of the Mannes Institute for Advanced Studies in Music Theory (Music and the Mind), is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Kappa Lambda, is active in the AP Music Theory Reading and is a past president of the Music Theory Society of New York State.
- PhD in music theory, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
- MA in music theory, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
- MM in choral conducting, University of North Dakota
- BA in music, University of North Dakota
- Music Perception and Cognition
- Theory Pedagogy
- Mannes Institute for Advanced Studies in Music Theory Fellow (2009)
- Member of Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Kappa Lambda