Faculty of Music

Research Faculty Profiles

Emily  Ansari

Emily Ansari

Assistant Professor in Music History

Research Interests / Specializations: 20th century American and European art music; cultural diplomacy; the Cold War; music and national identity; music and race; the politics of musical style
J. P. Bracey

J. P. Bracey

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Piano music of Carlos Guastavino, History of the development of "Russian Piano Technique" by Villoing, Music of Joaquín Turina., Biography of Marcel Ciampi., History's Forgotton, Prodigy - Théodore Ritter., Stylistic concerns in the piano works by Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.
John Cuciurean

John Cuciurean

Associate Professor of Music Theory

Research Interests / Specializations: analysis of post-tonal music (with emphasis on the music of Gyorgy Ligeti); mathematical modelling of musical systems and scale theory; post-tonal music theory (including transformational theory); classical & romantic era sonata theory; intertextuality in music & musical meaning (with emphasis on post-tonal practices); chromatic harmony and metric complexity in popular music (with emphasis on the progressive rock era).
Omar Daniel

Omar Daniel

Associate Professor (Composition)

TC 230
x 85369
odaniel@uwo.ca

Jonathan  De Souza

Jonathan De Souza

Assistant Professor (Music Theory)

Research Interests / Specializations: music theory, cognitive psychology (particularly embodied cognition/ distributed cognition/ grounded cognition), musical instruments and technology, music and philosophy (particularly phenomenology of music), jazz, film music and musicals, transformational theory and twentieth- century music (especially aletory music)
Biography: http://uwo.academia.edu/JonathanDeSouza
Peter Franck

Peter Franck

Associate Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Invertible counterpoint, Schenkerian theory, Musical form, Fugal theory, Music of J. S. Bach
Wendell Glick

Wendell Glick

Lecturer

Research Interests / Specializations: Composition for Choral and Orchestral works
Patricia Green

Patricia Green

Associate Prof. of Voice, Voice Area Coordinator

Research Interests / Specializations: Primary: Vocal music of living composers, music of Canadian composers, Secondary: Russian art song, French art song
James Grier

James Grier

Professor of Music History

Research Interests / Specializations: Textual Criticism and Editing Music, Music and Liturgy in Medieval Aquitaine, Post-World War II Popular Music, History of Musical Notation and Literacy
John Hess

John Hess

Associate Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Contemporary Opera, Art Song, Contemporary Classical Music
(647) 648- 9599
johess@uwo.ca

Aaron Hodgson

Aaron Hodgson

Assistant Professor (Trumpet), Department of Performance Studies

Research Interests / Specializations: Trumpet and brass music, solo and chamber music, contemporary music and commissioning of new compositions, creative presentation of new works, online teaching tools and musical web resources, open source, creative commons and the public domain ,brass pedagogy
Biography: aaronhodgson.ca, reveilletrumpet.org, http://www.reverbbrass.com
Jay Hodgson

Jay Hodgson

Associate Professor, Music Research and Composition

Research Interests / Specializations: Popular Music, Songwriting, Record Production, Project Paradigm Record Production
Biography: jayhodgsonmusicpage.com , popularmusicinpractice.com
Victoria  Meredith

Victoria Meredith

Associate Dean (Academic)

Research Interests / Specializations: Adult Singing Voice; Choral Music in Canada
Gerald  Neufeld

Gerald Neufeld

Associate Professor, Western University; Conductor

Research Interests / Specializations: Historically informed performance practice in vocal music; rhetorical structures in early choral and vocal music; performance of major choral works up to 1850 with period orchestras.
Colleen Richardson

Colleen Richardson

Assosciate Professor of Music education and Music Performance

TC 321
x86873
cricha33@uwo.ca

Richard Semmens

Richard Semmens

Professor (Musicology), Department of Music Research and Composition

Research Interests / Specializations: Music and dance of seventeenth- and eightieth-century England and France; English pantomimes
Robert  Toft

Robert Toft

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Performance practices of singing 1500-1830 (lute song to the bel canto tradition), rhetoric and music, modes and modality, musica ficta, analytical approaches to studying recordings, microphones and microphone techniques, stereo recording
Alain Trudel

Alain Trudel

Music Director, Orchestre Symphonique de Laval; Music Director, Orchestra London Canada (2011-2014); Principal Conductor family and youth concerts, National Art Center Orchestra; Principal guest conductor, Hannaford Street Silver Band; Director of orchestral activities and conductor of the Opera at Western University

Biography: alaintrudel.com
Kari Veblen

Kari Veblen

Professor of Music Education

Research Interests / Specializations: Teacher education, learner modalities, elementary methods, community/ world/ multicultural pedagogies, comparative music teaching and learning
519-858-5459
kveblen@uwo.ca

Annette- Barbara Vogel

Annette- Barbara Vogel

Professor of Violin/Chamber, Music String Area Head

Biography: www.annette-barbara-vogel.de
Dr. Kevin E. Watson

Dr. Kevin E. Watson

Assistant Professor of Music Education

Research Interests / Specializations: Musical Expertise, Self-Efficacy, Jazz Pedagogy, Music Teacher Education, Psychology of Music
Thomas Wiebe, DMA

Thomas Wiebe, DMA

Associate Professor (Violoncello)

Research Interests / Specializations: Music for cello by Benjamin Britten
Robert Wood

Robert Wood

Acting Chair, Department of Music Education

Research Interests / Specializations: Teaching in technologically advanced music learning environments, music technology, temporal auditory pattern perception
Paul Woodford

Paul Woodford

Professor, Department of Music Education

Research Interests / Specializations: History, philosophy, and politics of music and music education
Ruth Wright

Ruth Wright

Associate Professor, Assistant Dean (Research)

Research Interests / Specializations: Music Education, Sociology of Music Education, Inclusion and Social Justice, Informal Learning
Betty Anne Younker

Betty Anne Younker

Dean, Professor of Music Education

Research Interests / Specializations: Critical and creative thinking within the disciplines of philosophy, psychology, and music perception and cognition.
(519) 661- 4008
byounker@uwo.ca