Professional Interests: John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, American Experimentalism, avant-garde music and aesthetics, Arnold Schoenberg's tonal theories, post-tonal theory and analysis, 20th-century music literature, the history of late 19th- and early 20th-century harmonic theoryCurriculum Vitae
At Mills Since 1989
David W. Bernstein is professor of music at Mills College. His publications include The San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde, Writings through John Cage’s Music, Poetry, and Art (co-edited with Christopher Hatch) and essays in Cage & Consequences, ed. Julia Schröder and Volker Straebel, The Cambridge Companion to John Cage, ed., David Nicholls; John Cage: Music, Philosophy, and Intention, 1933-50, ed., David Patterson; The New York Schools of Music and the Visual Arts ed., Steven Johnson; Alvin Curran: Live in Roma, ed., Daniele Margoni Tortora; and the Cambridge History of Western Music Theory, ed., Thomas Christensen. His writings have also appeared in the Journal of Music Theory, Current Musicology, Music Theory Spectrum, and Contemporary Music Review. He is presently writing a book on Pauline Oliveros for the University of Illinois Press and served as editor of Music Theory Spectrum.
|F||4:00 pm–6:00 pm||Music 264|
|MW||9:30 am-10:45 am||Experimental Music||MUS 271|
|F||12:30 pm-3:50 pm||Seminar in 20th C Lit & Theory||MUS 123|
|Thesis for Master's Degree|