From Ramsgate in England, Stuart is currently pursuing a doctorate in music theory. He finished a prior doctorate in composition and organ performance at Cornell University, studying with Pulitzer-prize winning composer Steven Stucky. As a Yale Teaching Center Fellow, Stuart leads and develops workshops in various areas of education pedagogy. In addition to co-developing a manuscript on music pedagogy and prison education, his research interests include the music of Benjamin Britten, metric and rhythmic analysis, and performance practice and aesthetics in 1980s New Complexity. Stuart is also a music director and organist at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Milford, CT.