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Janet SchmalfeldtJanet Schmalfeldt is primarily well known as a teacher and scholar, and secondarily as a pianist, when time permits. She has taught at McGill University and at Yale, where she was awarded the Clauss Prize for Excellency in Teaching in 1993; she joined the Music Department at Tufts University in 1995, where she is now Professor Emerita. Over the past three years, she has offered graduate courses in music theory as a visiting professor in the music departments at the University of Chicago (2014), Harvard (2015), and Boston University (2016), and the University of Pavia, in Cremona (October 2016). She is the author of a book on Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck and has published widely on eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century music. Her book In the Process of Becoming: Analytic and Philosophical Perspectives on Form in Early Nineteenth-Century Music (2011) received a 2012 ASCAP – Deems Taylor Award and the 2012 Wallace Berry Award from the Society for Music Theory. She has served as President of the New England Conference of Music Theorists and as President of the Society for Music Theory.  As an invited speaker, she has held seminars and workshops on musical form, performance, and analysis in Brazil, Italy, and the Netherlands and has given papers in Estonia, Germany, Poland, Ireland, Belgium, and England. Her performances as pianist have included solo, chamber, and concerto music.

 

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