Alumni Placement

Graduates of the PhD program in Music at UChicago have been appointed to fellowships and professorships in composition, ethnomusicology, and music history and theory at colleges and universities across the country and around the world. Click the links below to see where graduates are now. (Includes all recipients of the PhD from 2000 - Present)

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Name Dissertation Title / Advisor Job Placement
Ted Gordon "Bay Area Experimentalism: Music and Technology in the Long 1960s"
Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Music, Columbia University
Pierce Gradone "That Dark Electric: Concerto for Trombone and Chamber Ensemble"
Assistant Professor of Music, Knox College
Name Dissertation Title / Advisor Job Placement
Dan Wang "Scenes of Feeling: Music and the Imagination of the Liberal Subject"
Assistant Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh
Abigail FIne "Objects of Veneration: Music and Materiality in the Composer-Cults of Germany and Austria, 1870-1930"
Music History , University of Hawai’i
Braxton Shelley Stanley A. Marks and William H. Marks Assistant Professor in the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and Assistant Professor in the Department of Music, Harvard University
Mari Jo Velasco "Popular Song, Revolution, and Devotional Culture in the French Pyreneese, 1780-1850"
Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts,
Name Dissertation Title / Advisor Job Placement
Iddo Aharony "Kolot"
Visiting Assistant Professor in Music Technology, Colorado College, in Colorado Springs