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Erick Arenas

Dissertation: Johann Michael Haydn and the Orchestral Solemn Mass in Eighteenth-Century Vienna and Salzburg
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2013

Jessica Balik

Dissertation: Romantic Rebellion, Romantic Retreat: Music and '1968' in West Germany
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2011
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Constantin Basica

Dissertation: Symbiotic encounters between performers and media in two large-scale compositions
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2018

Oded Ben-Tal

Dissertation: Composition: String quartet
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2002

Michael Berger

Dissertation: Composition: That Is Only A Mirror...
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2012
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Per Bloland

Dissertation: Composition: Stillaset
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2009

Clare Bokulich

Dissertation: Generic Interconnectivity in Fifteenth-Century Music
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2016

Nathan Breitling

Dissertation: Composition: we are describing... for three hi-hats, computer and live electronics
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2008

Nicholas Bryan

Dissertation: Interactive Sound Source Separation
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2014

Lisa Burnett

Dissertation: The Artwork of the People: A History of the Gesamtkunstwerk from Richard Wagner to Kim Jong Il
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2016

Chris Burns

Dissertation: Signal Processing Techniques for Algorithmic Composition
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2003
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Matthew Burtner

Dissertation: Composition: Ukiuq tulugaq = The winter raven
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2002

Eoin Callery

Dissertation: Developing An Electroacoustic Portfolio
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2016

Joseph Calver

Dissertation: Hollywood Opera: Envisioning Opera for the Movies, 1926–1938
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2014

Amanda Cannata

Dissertation: Music and Structures of Identity at International Expositions in the Americas, 1875–1815
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2014

Andrea Castillo

Dissertation: Immortalizing a transient splendor: Goethe's occasional works for Duchess Louise (1777-1784) and the 'beautiful totality'
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2009

Juan Cristobal Cerrillo

Dissertation: Vuelta: Three Compositions Concerning the Non-apparent
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2010

Ching-Wen Chao

Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2002

Keith Chapin

Dissertation: From tone system to personal inspiration: the metaphysics of counterpoint in 18th and early 19th-century Germany
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2002
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Hongchan Choi

Dissertation: The design of a collaborative music system: rethinking music creation and production platform through web technology
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2016

Parag Chordia

Dissertation: Automatic Transcription of Solo Tabla Music
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2006

Ilias Chrissochoidis

Dissertation: Early Reception of Handel’s Oratorios, 1732–1784: Narrative – Studies – Documents
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2004

Lonny Chu

Dissertation: Haptic Interfaces for Audio Navigation
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2004

Kwami Coleman

Dissertation: The "Second Great Quintet": Miles Davis, Experimentalism, and Change in American Music, 1959-69
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2014

Luke Dahl

Dissertation: Timing of Discrete Musical Air-Gestures
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2014

Patricio de la Cuadra

Dissertation: The sound of oscillating air jets: Physics, modeling, and simulation in flute-like instruments
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2006

Turgut Erçetin

Dissertation: Resonances: Deviational Scaling of Composed Acoustics
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2014

Kris Falk

Dissertation: Trial of the Clown, a one-act opera
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2004

Jason Federmeyer

Dissertation: Solipsistic Circles
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2009

Robert Fleck

Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2002

David Franzson

Dissertation: Hvein, Hvida, and Untitled Piece, Cycle from Skugga-Baldur
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2006

Nolan Gasser

Dissertation: The Marian motet cycles of the Gaffurius codices: a musical and liturgico-devotional study
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2001

John Granzow

Dissertation: Additive Manufacturing For Musical Applications
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2017
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Andrew Greenwald

Dissertation: A Thing Is a Hole in a Thing It Is Not for String Quartet
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2016

Michael Gurevich

Dissertation: Computational Acoustic Modeling of Cetacean Vocalizations
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2007

Rob Hamilton

Dissertation: Perceptually Coherent Mapping Schemata for Virtual Space and Musical Method
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2014

Susan Harvey

Dissertation: Opera Parody in Eighteenth-Century France: Genesis, Genre, and Critical Function
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2003

Alex Hay

Dissertation: Music Play Spaces: A Portfolio
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2015

Kiri Heel

Dissertation: Germaine Tailleferre Beyond Les Six: Gynocentrism and Le marchand d'oiseaux and the Six chansons françaises
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2011

Alex Hills

Dissertation: Fearful symmetry
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2004

John Louis Howland

Dissertation: Between the muses and the masses : symphonic jazz, "glorified" entertainment, and the rise of the American musical middlebrow, 1920-1944
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2002
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Madeline Huberth

Dissertation: Performers’ Interpretation and Expression of Local Melodic Groupings: Neural Representations and Evidence of Embodiment
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2018

Eric Hing-tao Hung

Dissertation: Defining Art Music in Great Britain, 1955-1975
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2003
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Kristian Ireland

Dissertation: "the end is no process" for mixed ensemble
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2010

Kurt Isaacson

Dissertation: Song Cycle: "the future of terror"
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2014

Marisol Jiménez Becerra

Dissertation: "Bestiario Onírico", a series of works for mixed ensemble and electronics
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2011

Christopher Wendell Jones

Dissertation: Triptych
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2004

Nurit Jugend

Dissertation: Self Portrait
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2005

Blair Kaneshiro

Dissertation: Toward an Objective Neurophysiological Measure of Musical Engagement
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2016

Damián Keller

Dissertation: Paititi: A multimodal journey to El Dorado
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2004

Erinn Knyt

Dissertation: Ferruccio Busoni and the Ontology of the Musical Work: Permutations and Possibilities
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2010

Sven-Ingo Koch

Dissertation: Räume, Bewegungen = volumes, movements : for large orchestra
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2003

Miriam Kolar

Dissertation: Archaeological Psychoacoustics at Chavín de Huántar, Perú
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2013

Connie Lau

Dissertation: In Memory of a King: Luigi Cherubini's C Minor Requiem in Context
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2009

Heidi Lee

Dissertation: Papageno's Legacy: The Marvelous in German Opera, 1791-1833
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2011

Kyogu Lee

Dissertation: A System for Chord Transcription, Key Extraction, and Cadence Recognition from Audio Using Hidden Markov Models Trained with Audio-from-Symbolic Data
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2007

Seungyon-Seny Lee

Dissertation: Idiosyncrasy: pleasure, anger, lament and joie : an eight channel for real-time interaction composition for tape, mezzo-soprano and video
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2002

Randal Leistikow

Dissertation: Bayesian Modeling of Musical Expectations via Maximum Entropy Stochastic Grammars
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2006

Daniela Smolov Levy

Dissertation: Democratizing Opera in America, 1895 to the Present
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2014

Annie Yen-Ling Liu

Dissertation: Music for the people, music for the future: Monumentality as expressive and formal ideal in the symphonic poems of Franz Liszt
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2009

Michelle Lou

Dissertation: Three Pieces: "alluvium", "vertebrae", and "paralipomena"
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2012

Jessie Marino

Dissertation: Fluidity of Musical Materials
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2018

Patricia Martínez

Dissertation: Confío / I trust, surrounding the limits of time, a cycle of pieces for different instrumental combinations and voices
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2011

Kerry McCarthy

Dissertation: Byrd as exegete: his Gradualia in context
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2003

Kevin Mendoza

Dissertation: Sinthome: Imaginary Solutions to Compositional Problems
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2013
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Romain Michon

Dissertation: The Hybrid Mobile Instrument – Recoupling the Haptic, the Physical, and the Virtual
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2018

Christopher Moore

Dissertation: Tentacles and Knot Formations
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2008

Kaneez Munjee

Dissertation: Les chants d'Orphée: The Figure of Orpheus in the Early Eighteenth-Century French Cantata
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2011

Gautham Mysore

Dissertation: A Non-negative Framework for Joint Modeling of Spectral Structure and Temporal Dynamics in Sound Mixture
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2010

Juhan Nam

Dissertation: Learning Feature Representations for Music Classification
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2013

Unjung Nam

Dissertation: A method of automatic recognition of structural boundaries in recorded musical signals
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2004

Iván Naranjo

Dissertation: Assemblage, recursion, and flexible structures in three recent pieces.
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2017

Charles Nichols

Dissertation: The vBow: An Expressive Musical Controller Haptic Human-Computer Interface
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2003

Jonathan Norton

Dissertation: Motion Capture To Build A Foundation For A Computer Controlled Instrument By Study Of Classical Guitar Performance
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2008

Sile O'Modhrain

Dissertation: Playing by feel : incorporating haptic feedback into computer-based musical instruments
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2001

Jieun Oh

Dissertation: Affective Analysis and Synthesis of Laughter
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2014
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Juan Pampin

Dissertation: "On space", for percussion sextet and computer-generated surround sounds
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2000
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Jessica Payette

Dissertation: Seismographic Screams: Erwartung's Reverberations Through Twentieth-Century Culture
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2008

Chrysa Prestia

Dissertation: Temporum mobile, for string quartet
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2004

Leah Reid

Dissertation: Composing Timbre Spaces, Composing Timbre in Space: An Exploration of the Possibilities of Multidimensional Timbre Representations and their Compositional Applications
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2013

Emiliano Ricciardi

Dissertation: Late 16th-Century Madrigals on Torquato Tasso's Rime
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2014

José Rio-Pareja

Dissertation: Ornamentum for large orchestra and electronics
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2007

Mauricio Rodríguez Márquez

Dissertation: From intuition and code to score: modeling musical output, for mixed choir with soprano, alto, and bass soloists, great organ and 2 percussionists
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2013

Bruno Tucunduva Ruviaro

Dissertation: Intellectual Improperty: Musical Borrowing as Manifest in Acoustic and Electroacoustic Compositions
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2010
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Spencer Salazar

Dissertation: Sketching Sound: Gestural Interaction for Expressive Music Programming
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2017

Sebastián Salvadó

Dissertation: The Liturgy of the Holy Sepulchre and the Templar Rite: Edition and analysis of the Jerusalem Ordinal (Rome, Bib. Vat., Barb. lat. 659) with Supplements from the Acre Breviary (Paris, Bib. Nat., Ms. Latin 10478)
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2011

Craig Sapp

Dissertation: Computational methods for the analysis of musical structure [electronic resource]
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2011

Joseph Sargent

Dissertation: The Polyphonic Magnificat in Renaissance Spain: Style and Context
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2009

Byron Sartain

Dissertation: François Couperin's Harpsichord Music and the Parisian Public Sphere
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2014

Rodrigo Segnini

Dissertation: On the Vocalization of Non-Speech Sounds: Implicit Mechanisms and Musical Applications
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2006

Gregory Sell

Dissertation: Diffusion-Based Music Analysis
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2011

Sebastian Semper

Dissertation: Einspielung. Instrumentale Lektüre - Musik für Ensembles
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2010

Stefania Serafin

Dissertation: The sound of friction: real-time models, playability and musical applications
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2004
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Matthew Shlomowitz

Dissertation: "Fate" for solo guitar, solo trombone and ensemble
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2003
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Alexander Sigman

Dissertation: The Nominal and the Noumenal: 2 cycles of works for various ensembles
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2010
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Nathaniel Sloan

Dissertation: Jazz in the Harlem Moment: Performing Race and Place at the Cotton Club
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2016

Jeffrey Smith

Dissertation: Correlation Analysis of Encoded Music Performance
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2014

Tamara Smyth

Dissertation: Applications of Bioacoustics to the Development of Musical Instrument Technology
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2004

Yaron Sokolov

Dissertation: Atteone significa : for viola, piano and percussion with controllers
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2007

Laura Steenberge

Dissertation: Writing on the Wind: Composing Nature and the Supernatural
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2016

Blake Stevens

Dissertation: Solitary persuasions: the concept of the monologue in French opera from Lully to Rameau
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2006
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John Strawn

Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics

Atau Tanaka

Dissertation: Prométhée-Numérique
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2004

Hiroko Terasawa

Dissertation: A hybrid model for timbre perception
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2009

Hans Thomalla

Dissertation: Fremd, Medea, strange : opera-scene for soprano, choir, instrumental ensemble and live electronics
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2007

Scott Van Duyne

Dissertation: Digital Filtering Applications to Modeling Wave Propagation in Springs, Strings, Membranes, and Acoustical Space
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2007
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Leigh VanHandel

Dissertation: Setting a Menu to Music: Prosody and Melody in 19th c. Art Song
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2005

Sean Yung-Hsiang Wang

Dissertation: Lost in time: the concept of tempo and character in the music of Brahms
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2008
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Kurt Werner

Dissertation: Virtual Analog Modeling of Audio Circuitry Using Wave Digital Filters
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2017
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Anna Wittstruck

Dissertation: Neoclassical Gestures: Music-Dance Collaborations between the Two World Wars
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2015

Sook Young Won

Dissertation: Simulating how humans hear themselves vocalize: a two-parameter spectral model
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2014

Matthew Wright

Dissertation: The shape of an instant: measuring and modeling perceptual attack time with probability density functions (if a tree falls in the forest, when did 57 people hear it make a sound?)
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2007

Justin Yang

Dissertation: Sometimes I feel the space between people (voices) in terms of tempos
Field of study: Composition
Graduation Year: 2008

Woon Seung Yeo

Dissertation: Raster Scanning: A New Approach to Image Sonification, Sound Visualization, Sound Analysis, and Synthesis
Field of study: Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics
Graduation Year: 2007

Johanna Yunker

Dissertation: Socialism and Feminism in East German Opera: The Cases of Director Ruth Berghaus and Composer Ruth Zechlin
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2012
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Marcus Zagorski

Dissertation: Between History and Nature: Theories of Material in European Serialism
Field of study: Musicology
Graduation Year: 2006