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Christopher Bartlette

Associate Professor of Music; DGS Music

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Background

Christopher Bartlette is an associate professor of music theory in the Binghamton University Music Department. He holds a PhD and MA in music theory from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. He also holds 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 esearch interests include music perception and cognition, performance, and theory pedagogy. Some of his articles appear in Music Perception; Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain; and the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy (forthcoming). He has had papers given at national and international conferences in music theory and music perception/cognition. He is a fellow of the Mannes Institute for Advanced Studies in Music Theory (Music and the Mind, 2009), a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Kappa Lambda, an AP Music Theory Question Leader, and the treasurer of the Music Theory Society of New York State.

Education

  • 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

Research Interests

  • Music Perception and Cognition
  • Performance
  • Theory Pedagogy

Awards

  • Mannes Institute for Advanced Studies in Music Theory Fellow (2009)
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Kappa Lambda