STEERING COMMITTEE

VANDE MOORTELE, STEVEN (Director) 
Associate Professor, Music Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Theories of musical form; analysis of instrumental music from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century; Richard Wagner; Arnold Schoenberg.

CONTACT: steven.vandemoortele@utoronto.ca
PERSONAL WEB PAGE: http://individual.utoronto.ca/svdm/Svdm.html

GUTSCHE-MILLER, SARAH
Assistant Professor, Musicology

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Ballet, Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture, Women in the Arts, Carl Nielsen

CONTACT: sarah.gutsche.miller@utoronto.ca
PERSONAL WEB PAGE: https://music.utoronto.ca/our-people.php?fid=21

LEE, SHERRY
Associate Professor, Musicology
Associate Dean, Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS: music philosophy and aesthetics, music and modernity, sound studies, music and environment, opera and music drama

CONTACT: sherry.lee@utoronto.ca
PERSONAL WEB PAGE: http://individual.utoronto.ca/lee_sherry

LOCKHART, ELLEN
Assistant Professor, Musicology

RESEARCH INTERESTS: epistemology of the senses; history of science; aesthetics; opera and its staging; critical philology; nineteenth-century materialities; history of nature 

CONTACT: ellen.lockhart@utoronto.ca
PERSONAL WEB PAGE: https://music.utoronto.ca/our-people.php?fid=255

MCCLELLAND, RYAN
Professor, Music Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Theories of rhythm and meter; Schenkerian theory; analysis and performance; Johannes Brahms

CONTACT: ryan.mcclelland@utoronto.ca
PERSONAL WEB PAGE: https://music.utoronto.ca/our-people.php?fid=91

FACULTY MEMBERS

TAN, DAPHNE
Assistant Professor, Music Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS: History of theory, History of psychology, Philosophical idealism, Music perception and cognition, Ernst Kurth, Viktor Zuckerkandl

CONTACT: daphne.tan@utoronto.ca
PERSONAL WEB PAGE: https://individual.utoronto.ca/daphnetan

STUDENT MEMBERS

BEEFTINK, EILDERT
PhD Student, Music Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Bruckner, symphony, Classical and Romantic form, harmony, tonal strategy

FOX, ELIZABETH
PhD Candidate, Music Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Virtuosity, Concerto, Formal functions, Music and romantic literary theory
DISSERTATION WORKING TITLE: The Poetics of Interruption: Virtuosity, Digression, and Redistribution of Formal Functions in the Early Nineteenth-Century Piano Concerto
CONTACT: elizabeth.fox@mail.utoronto.ca

LABBE PHELAN, CALEB
PhD Student, Musicology

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Virtuosity and gesture, nineteenth-century keyboard music, travel literature, philosophy and literary aesthetics, the music of Franz Liszt

MENICANIN, SADIE
PhD Candidate, Musicology

RESEARCH INTERESTS: fin-de-siècle Vienna, music and visual culture, late-Romantic and modernist opera, musical temporality and spatiality, film music, staging and dramaturgy, music and technology

CONTACT: ​sadie.menicanin@mail.utoronto.ca

MACCALLUM, EMILY
PhD Student, Musicology

RESEARCH INTERESTS: music and environment; landscape; historical soundscapes; program music

POON, MATTHEW
PhD Candidate, Music Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Robert Schumann’s symphonic music; form-functional theory; music perception
DISSERTATION WORKING TITLE: Formal Functions in Robert Schumann’s Symphonic Compositions

CONTACT: matthew.poon@mail.utoronto.ca
PERSONAL WEBPAGE: www.matthewpoon.net

SOLDAAT, EMMA
PhD Student, Music Theory

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Mahler, philosophy, literary theory, form, and fin-de-siècle Vienna.

CONTACT: emma.soldaat@mail.utoronto.ca

ALUMNI

DEUTSCH, DAN
PhD Music Theory, 2018
Azrieli Postdoctoral Fellow, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Gustav Mahler, Formenlehre, Song Analysis, Fin-de-siècle Vienna, Jewish Studies
DISSERTATION: Music as “Minor Literature”: Musical Syntax and Form in Gustav Mahler’s Lied von der Erde

CONTACT: dan.deutsch@utoronto.ca

JONES, LINDSAY
PhD Musicology, 2020

RESEARCH INTERESTS: 19th-century guitarist-composers, folk music, variation form, the music of Johannes Brahms
DISSERTATION:  Music by the Ducat: Giuliani’s Guitar and Vienna’s Musical Markets, 1806–1819

CONTACT: lindsay.jones@utoronto.ca

MARTINKUS, CAITLIN
PhD Music Theory, 2017
Collegiate Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Virginia Technical University

RESEARCH INTERESTS: theories of musical form; nineteenth-century musical form; Schubert;  improvisation as performance and pedagogy
DISSERTATION: The Urge to Vary: Schubert’s Variation Practice from Schubertiades to Sonata Forms 

​CONTACT: cmartinkus@vt.edu