Assistant Professor of Music Theory, 2015-17Department:
Christopher Brody comes to Eastman from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where he was a postdoctoral resident scholar in music theory and visiting assistant professor of music theory. His primary research interests are in music of the baroque and the analysis of musical form, and he also works in the areas of Schenkerian theory and keyboard music of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He received a PhD in Music Theory from Yale University; MA in Music Theory and MM and DMA degrees in Piano Performance from the University of Minnesota; and a BM in Piano Performance from Northwestern University. He won the Arthur J. Komar Award for outstanding student paper at Music Theory Midwest in 2011, and as a pianist is active as a recitalist and accompanist.