Kyle Gann's Teaching History

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Adjunct Professor, 1987-1989
Music before 1800
19th-Century Music
20th-Century Music

Institute for Studies in American Music, Brooklyn College:
Fall 1991:
Numbers and New Music (Ives, Cowell, Johnston, La Monte Young, Partch, Nancarrow)

Bucknell University:
Kushell Lecturer, Fall 1989
Heart and Brain in 20th-Century Music (Aesthetics)
Adjunct Professor, 1990-1995
Visiting Professor, Fall 1995 - Spring 1997
Medieval and Renaissance Music
Baroque and Classical Music
Romantic and 20th-Century Music
First-Year Theory
Analytical Techniques
Orchestration
Intro to Theory for Non-Music-Majors
Class Composition
Freshman Seminar: Music, Math, and Mysticism

Columbia University
Adjunct Professor, Spring 1996
Analytical Studies in Music Since 1945

Bard College:
Assistant Professor of Music, Fall 1997 to Spring 2002
Associate Professor of Music (tenured), Fall 2002 to Spring 2013
The Taylor Hawver and Frances Bortle Hawver Professor of Music, Fall 2013 to the present

Fall 1997:
The Evolution of the Sonata (C.P.E. Bach, Haydn, Clementi, Mozart, Dussek, Beethoven, Hummel, Schubert)
Beethoven
Renaissance Counterpoint
Private Composition

Spring 1998:
The Arithmetic of Listening (Theory and History of Alternate Tunings)
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism (Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps, Satie's Socrate, Ives'sThe Fourth of July, Webern's Symphony, Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, and others)
Fundamentals of Music II
Private Composition

Fall 1998:
The Symphony from Sammartini to Branca
New Musical Currents Since Minimalism
19th-Century Harmony
Ear-Training
Private Composition

Spring 1999:
Medieval Music
Fundamentals of Music II
Ear-Training III
Private Composition

Fall 1999:
Franz Liszt and the Romantic Century
Renaissance Counterpoint
Advanced Analysis Seminar: Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, Stravinsky's Concerto for Piano and Winds, Feldman's Why Patterns?
Ear-Training III
Private Composition

Spring 2000:
The Arithmetic of Listening (Theory and History of Alternate Tunings)
Fundamentals of Music II
Ear-Training III
Private Composition

Fall 2000:
Charles Ives and the Definition of an American Classical Music
19th-Century Harmony
Fundamentals of Music I
Private Composition

Spring 2001:
on sabbatical

Fall 2001:
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
Renaissance Counterpoint
Literature and Language of Music
Private Composition

Spring 2002:
The Arithmetic of Listening (Theory and History of Alternate Tunings)
Fundamentals of Music II
Music After Minimalism (Seminar tutorial)
Private Composition

Fall 2002:
The Operas and Ideas of Richard Wagner
19th-Century Harmony
Advanced Analysis Seminar (Liszt, B-Minor Sonata; Messiaen, Turangalila Symphony; Ashley, Improvement: Don Leaves Linda)
Private Composition

Spring 2003:
The Evolution of the Sonata (C.P.E. Bach, Haydn, Clementi, Mozart, Dussek, Beethoven, Hummel, Schubert)
Fundamentals of Music II
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2003:
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
Renaissance Counterpoint
Fundamentals of Music I
Private Composition

Spring 2004:
The Arithmetic of Listening (Theory and History of Alternate Tunings)
Fundamentals of Music II
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2004:
Fundamentals of Music I
19th-Century Harmony
Writing about Music (techniques of criticism)
Private Composition

Spring 2005:
Fundamentals of Music II
Advanced Analysis Seminar (Brahms Clarinet Trio Op. 114; Carter Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello, and Harpsichord; Duckworth The Time Curve Preludes)
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2005:
Fundamentals of Music I
Analyzing Beethoven
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
Private Composition

Spring 2006:
Fundamentals of Music II
The Arithmetic of Listening (Theory and History of Alternate Tunings)
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2006:
Music Theory I
Renaissance Counterpoint
Populism Versus Progress in 20th-Century Music
Open Instrumentation Ensemble
Private Composition

Spring 2007:
On sabbatical

Fall 2007:
On leave

Spring 2008:
Music Theory II
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
Private Composition

Fall 2008:
Music Theory I
Evolution of the Sonata
Advanced Analysis Seminar: Minimalism
Private Composition

Spring 2009:
Music Theory II
19th-Century Harmony
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2009:
Music Theory I
The Arithmetic of Listening (Theory and History of Alternate Tunings)
Renaissance Counterpoint
Private Composition

Spring 2010:
Music Theory II
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2010:
Music Theory I
Twelve-Tone Analysis Seminar
Analyzing Beethoven
Private Composition

Spring 2011:
Music Theory II
Concord Sonata Seminar
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2011:
Music Theory I
19th-Century Harmony
Renaissance Counterpoint
Private Composition

Spring 2012:
On sabbatical

Fall 2012:
Arithmetic of Listening 
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
Private Composition

Spring 2013:
Evolution of the Sonata
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2013:
Advanced Analysis Seminar: Minimalism
Literature and Language of Music III: Since 1900
Private Composition

Spring 2014:
Renaissance Counterpoint
Private Composition

Fall 2014:
Analyzing Late Beethoven
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
Private Composition

Spring 2015:
Theory 2
Private Composition
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)

Fall 2015:
The Arithmetic of Listening
19th-Century Harmony
Private Composition

Spring 2016:
Advanced Analysis Seminar: Charles Ives
Music Theory 2
Private Composition

Fall 2016:
Advanced Analysis Seminar: Minimalism
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
Private Composition

Spring 2017:
American Opera Narratives
Renaissance Counterpoint
20th-Century Orchestral Repertoire (MFA Conducting program)
Private Composition

Fall 2017:
Postmodern Music, Postmodern Listening
Evolution of the Sonata
Private Composition

Spring 2018:
On sabbatical

Fall 2018:
Arithmetic of Listening
Analysis of the Classics of Modernism
Private Composition

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