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Back row: Ellen Bakulina, Paul Dworak, April Prince, Vivek Virani, Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden, Samantha Inman Middle row: Cathy Ragland, Steven Friedson, Margaret Notley, Diego Cubero, Peter Mondelli, Stephen Slottow, Bernardo Illari, Timothy Jackson, Frank Heidlberger Front Row: Thomas Sovík, Justin Lavacek, David Bard-Schwarz, Benjamin Brand Not Pictured: Hendrik Schulze (on faculty leave)

Welcome to the Division of Music History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology

The Division of Music History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology is a vibrant contributor to the College of Music. MHTE maintains a full range of academic programs from the bachelor's to the doctorate. In fact, the Ph.D. program, celebrating more than a half-century of activity, was the first in the university. Today more than 70 students are enrolled in its graduate programs.

The division offers the B.A. in Music with an emphasis in Music History; the B.M. in Music Theory, the Master of Arts in Music with concentrations in musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and musicology with an emphasis in early music performance; the Ph.D. in Music with concentrations in music theory, musicology, and ethnomusicology.

As a hub of academic activity, the division fosters a wide range of projects and initiatives. Students are encouraged to take advantage of our faculty's vast expertise in historical musicology, theory, and ethnomusicology. Division faculty members have been recognized with significant awards for outstanding teaching, research, service and the promotion of diversity in teaching and across campus. Read More

For additional information about our programs, please contact:

Division Chair:
Frank M. Heidlberger (Frank.Heidlberger@unt.edu)

Area Coordinators:
Justin Lavacek, Interim Coordinator, Music Theory (Justin.Lavacek@unt.edu)
Steven Friedson, Ethnomusicology (Steven.Friedson@unt.edu)
Margaret Notley, Music History (Margaret.Notley@unt.edu)

 

Upcoming Events and Recent News


Hear the World Concert
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 8:00pm
UNT Music Building, Voertman Hall
Spring 2018 Concert
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
UNT Music Building, Recital Hall
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
Music Room 321

Join us to hear news about the division, recognize faculty and student achievements and enjoy pizza and refreshments.

FSU Performance

Ethnomusicology PhD student Yuxin Mei was recently invited to perform a concert at Florida State University. She performed a duet with PhD candidate Haiqiong Deng. Click here to watch a video of the performance. Yuxin plays the pipa and Haiqiong plays the zheng.

Paper Presentations

Benjamin Graf gave a guest lecture entitled "Schenkerian Theory: A Comparison of Analytical Approaches and Perspectives" at Dallas Baptist University on February 8. He also presented a paper entitled "Unresolved Six-Four Chords in Beethoven" at the Texas Society for Music Theory Conference on February 23-24.