Professor Emeritus and former Associate Director of Aaron Copland School of Music
Professor Burnett has retired from full-time teaching at the Aaron Copland School of Music. Any inquiries that require advice on the Music minor, transfer credits, or any other matter, please contact the Music Office: 718-997-3800.
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Degrees and Studies:
PhD, City University of New York
17th, 18th, and 19th-century music history, style criticism and theory; traditional Japanese music; licensed master (Natori) of shamisen and koto; articles in Music Theory Spectrum, Perspectives of New Music, International Journal of Musicology, New Grove Dictionary, Asian Music, American Organist, American Choral Review. Founder of the New York Sankyoku-kai Traditional Japanese Music Ensemble. Co-author, along with Roy Nitzberg, of Composition, Chromaticism and the Developmental Process: A New Theory of Tonality (London: Ashgate Publishers Ltd., 2007).