Akane Mori

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Associate Professor of Music Theory; Chair of Music Theory

Music Theory

The Hartt School
860.768.4120 F 333

PhD, Yale University

MP, Yale University

MA, Yale University

BA, Toho Gakuen School of Music, Japan

Dr. Akane Mori specializes in the early twentieth-century music and Russian Music, particularly the music of Igor Stravinsky. She maintains active research interests in development of Japanese art songs from the Meiji era (the end of nineteenth to the beginning of twentieth century). Her research was published in Journal of Music Theory, In Theory Only, and Music Theory Online. She has presented papers at both national and local conferences: Society for Music Theory, New England Conference of Music Theorists, and Music Theory Southeast. She translated into Japanese The Structure of Atonal Music by Allen Forte, the renowned theorist who established one of the most significant analytical procedures in the post-tonal music. The book was distributed by Ongaku-no-Tomosha, Japan’s leading music publishing company.

Dr. Mori has been active in the Society for Music Theory serving on Professional Development Committee and currently on Committee on Race and Ethnicity. She has served as a program committee for numerous occasions for New England Conference of Music Theorist. She holds a degree in viola performance from Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo and a Ph.D. in music theory from Yale University.