Skype name: ethan_lustig Email: email@example.com Institutional Affiliation: Eastman School of Music Areas of specialty: Sight-singing, dictation, keyboard skills, analysis and composition of tonal music (from fundamentals through chromatic harmony), jazz, rock, electronic dance music production Primary textbooks: The Musician’s Guide to Theory and Analysis (Clendinning/ Marvin), The Musician’s Guide to Aural Skills (Phillips/ Marvin/ Clendinning), The Complete Musician (Laitz), Music for Sight Singing (Rogers/ Ottman), Melodia (Cole), Modern Reading Text in 4/4 (Breines / Bellson). Year: Doctoral- beyond second year Availability: Thursdays, 5-7pm EST
Zoom Room Link: https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/4690369165. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Institutional Affiliation: Brandeis University Areas of specialty: I can tutor most any subject in a basic or advanced high school or undergraduate curriculum, including but not limited to aural skills, sight singing, harmony, modal counterpoint, tonal counterpoint, model composition, Schenkerian analysis, neo-Riemannian analysis, set/scale theory, and jazz/pop theory and aural skills. Primary textbooks: Karpinski, Manual for Ear Training and Sight Singing/Anthology for Sight Singing, Rogers and Ottman, Music for Sight Singing; Laitz, The Complete Musician; Kostka, Payne, and Almén, Tonal Harmony; Aldwell and Schachter, Harmony and Voice Leading; Straus, Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory; Friedmann, Ear Training for Twentieth-Century Music; Merritt and Castro Comprehensive Aural Skills; Benjamin, Horvit, and Nelson, Techniques and Materials of Music/Music for Analysis; and others. Year: Doctoral- Beyond Second Year Availability: Wednesdays, 6-8PM; Sundays, 2-4PM; or by appointment
Eric Elder is a fifth-year candidate for the PhD in Musicology (Theory and Analysis) at Brandeis University. He holds a BM in Jazz Studies, Woodwinds Performance, from Roosevelt University; an MA in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers University; and an MFA in Musicology from Brandeis.
Eric maintains active research interests in music theory pedagogy, particularly aural skills training; comparative analysis; motive and melody; form; the history of Western music theory; the philosophy and psychology of music; music cognition; aesthetics; eighteenth-century music; and thirteenth-century polyphony. He has taught music theory and history courses at Brandeis and Rutgers University, and he is an avid player of historical keyboards and modern and historical woodwinds.