Jade Conlee (2017) is a PhD student in the music theory program. Active as a pianist specializing in contemporary repertoires, Jade was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in 2014 to study modernist and recent European music at the Stuttgart Musikhochschule with Nicolas Hodges. While in Germany, she researched self-perception of aesthetic-political structures within Germany’s nationally diverse contemporary performance community. She holds a BM in piano performance from New York University, and an MM in piano performance from the University at Buffalo. Her research interests include transformational theory and other theories of music-temporal visualization, post-structuralism and critical theories, poetics, and post-nineteenth century repertoire.
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