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Music Theory Pedagogy Online

Music Theory Pedagogy Online is sponsored by the The Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Theory Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma.


In 2010, a collaborative effort was mounted, approval secured, and funding provided by the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Theory Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma to develop a website that serves as a repository for all things relating to music theory pedagogy. 

Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy-Articles

All JMTP articles and all E-journal articles (2013-2017) are available for download from this site at no charge.  Please check the articles section to see all content.

Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy-Submissions

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The Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center at the University of Oklahoma

Gail Boyd de StwolinskiThe Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy is a project of the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Theory Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma. The Center was established in 1985 to provide an international clearinghouse for information concerning the teaching and learning of music theory. In addition, the Center was established to honor Dr. Gail Boyd de Stwolinski for professional contributions over a 38-year teaching career and, especially, to perpetuate her intense commitment to excellence in teaching. The fundamental purpose of the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center is to foster the vital and creative contributions from outstanding teachers of music theory and share that information with the profession. In short, it is our desire to identify and elevate what is good about our profession--and in so doing, improve it. 

Editorial Board

Steven Laitz, Executive Editor (The Juilliard School)

Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy Editorial Board

  • William Marvin, editor (Eastman School of Music)
  • Jennifer Snodgrass, Pedagogy Into Practice  editor (Appalachian State University)
  • Melissa Hoag, Resources editor (Oakland University)
  • David Thurmaier, Reviews editor (University of Missouri, Kansas City) 
  • Mary Arlin (Ithaca College, Emerita)
  • Brian Alegant (Oberlin College Conservatory)
  • Patricia Burt (University of Delaware)
  • Michael Callahan (Michigan State University)
  • David Castro (St. Olaf College)
  • John Check (University of Central Missouri)
  • Timothy Chenette (Utah State University)
  • Trevor deClercq (Middle Tennesse State University)
  • Frank Doyle (Northport High School, Long Island)
  • Cynthia Gonzales (Texas State University)
  • Roger Graybill (New England Conservatory)
  • Melissa Hoag (Oakland University)
  • Bryn Hughes (University of Lethbridge)
  • Samanthan Inman (Stephen F. Austin University)
  • Rebecca Jemian (University of Lousiville)
  • Daniel Jenkins (University of South Carolina)
  • Edward Klorman (McGill University)
  • Stefan Kostka (University of Texas, Austin, Emeritus)
  • Phillip Lambert (CUNY-Baruch College)
  • Jeffrey Lovell (Lebanon Valley College)
  • Greg McCandless (Appalachian State University)
  • Joel Phillips (Rider University)
  • Nancy Rogers (Florida State University)
  • Jena Root (Youngstown State University)
  • Elizabeth Sayrs (Ohio State University)
  • Gordon Sly (Michigan State University)
  • Daniel Stevens (University of Delaware)
  • Phillip Stoecker (Hofstra University)
  • Joseph Straus (CUNY-Graduate Center)
  • Paula Telesco (University of Massachusetts, Lowell)
  • Loretta Terrigno (The Juilliard School)
  • Diane Urista (Cleveland Institute of Music)

Website Editor

  • David Marvel (University of Oklahoma)

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