Matthew Oliver

Matthew Oliver received a Master's Degree in Music Theory Pedagogy from Southern Methodist University, where he completed a final project based on differentiating instruction in the music theory classroom. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Stetson University, where he received an award for Student Teaching Excellence. He is currently a teaching fellow at the University of North Texas, where he is pursuing a PhD in Music Theory. His research interests include music theory pedagogy, specifically making music theory accessible to a variety of students, American composers of the 20th and 21st centuries, and pop music theory.