Masterclass with Professor Gary Karpinski

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Room 2174

Level 2, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Sydney Conservatorium of Music offers you the opportunity to attend a masterclass with acclaimed musicologist Professor Gary Karpinski. You are invited to witness him working with talented students, workshopping techniques to perfect their craft in an ‘open lesson’ format.

Gary S. Karpinski is Professor of Music and Coordinator of the Music Theory program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has also served on the faculties of the University of Oregon, Brooklyn College, and Temple University. Karpinski is a past president of the New England Conference of Music Theorists, and has served as President of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction, as Board Member for Music Theory in the College Music Society, and on the board for the Music Theory Society of New York State. He was Chair of the Society for Music Theory Pedagogy Interest Group, and also served as Chair of the SMT Mentoring Program. His research interests include music theory pedagogy, aural skills acquisition, music cognition and perception, early twentieth-century music, and Schenkerian analysis. Professor Karpinski is the author of two textbooks that have just been released in second editions by W. W. Norton: the Manual for Ear Training and Sight Singing and the Anthology for Sight Singing, which also include an Anthology Search website, an extensive Instructor’s Dictation Manual, and nearly 700 recordings. His seminal monograph Aural Skills Acquisition was published by Oxford University Press, and he was also the editor of the Festschrift for George Perle. Karpinski has published articles on aural skills, music theory pedagogy, early twentieth-century music, and music cognition in Music Theory Spectrum, Music Theory Online, The International Journal of Musicology, and The Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy.

ticket pricing
  • Free, bookings not required.