Saturday, January 12, 2019

In conjunction with its sixth Graduate Student Theory Conference, the Mannes School of Music will offer a Graduate Student Workshop in Schenkerian Analysis led by Prof. William Rothstein (Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center). The workshop will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019, the day preceding the Theory Conference.

 To facilitate interaction, the workshop will be limited to approximately seven participants, who will be selected randomly from applications submitted by the deadline.



All full-time students currently registered in a graduate program in music theory, or in a graduate program in musicology or composition with a large theory component, and who will not have received their Ph.D. by December 31, 2018, are eligible to apply. Eligible students who submit proposals to the Graduate Student Theory Conference are welcome to apply for the Graduate Student Workshop as well.



There is no fee to participate in the workshop; however, participants are responsible for all other expenses associated with participation, including housing, meals, and transportation. All participants in the workshop are expected to attend the Graduate Student Theory Conference on Sunday, January 13. There is no fee for this conference, although advance registration is required.



Applicants for the workshop should email the following information to Steve Smith at by the deadline:

·      Full name

·      Email address

·      Name of current educational institution

·      Current degree program (Masters or Ph.D.), area (theory, composition, or musicology), and year in the program

·      For doctoral students: expected date of completion of the Ph.D.

·      Number of semesters of courses in Schenkerian analysis, name of the institution at which the courses were taken, and the year(s) in which they were taken

·      DEADLINE for application: November 1, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.


Important dates

·      November 1, 11:59 p.m. EST: Deadline for submission of applications.

·      November 15: Those who submitted applications informed of whether they have been selected to participate in the workshop.

·      December 1: Those selected must confirm their intention to participate.



If you have any questions, please email Steve Smith at © Mannes School of Music 2018