Siavash Sabetrohani

Siavash Sabetrohani
siavash@uchicago.edu
Cohort Year: 2015
Advisor(s): Thomas Christensen
Research Interests: history of music theory, music before 1945, performance practice, partimenti and improvisation, and early recordings

Siavash is a PhD candidate in Music Theory and History. Before coming to the US for his
PhD studies, he studied music theory, modern and baroque violin in his home country Iran
and in the Netherlands. He is mainly interested in European music of the 17 th and 18 th
centuries. He will be spending the 2019-20 academic year in Berlin on a DAAD Research
Grant. Other interests/activities include: environmentalism, literature, languages and
linguistics, football (soccer), pottery, dancing, traveling, non-mainstream cultures.

Teaching Experience

Harmony and Voice Leading, MUS 151-53 (Course Assistant, 2017–18)
Persian Intermediate, PER 201-3 (Language Assistant, 2017–18)
Introduction to Music Analysis and Criticism, MUS104 (Course Assistant, Autumn 2018)