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Evan Antonellis

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

591d Glidden Hall
(860) 655-3592

Evan Antonellis

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Evan Antonellis was born in New England and was trained as a pianist and composer. He obtained his doctorate in composition from Manhattan School of Music, where he represented his graduation class to receive the prestigious Helen Cohn award for outstanding achievement.  He is currently an Assistant Professor of Theory at Ohio University, having previously taught theory at Manhattan School of Music for four years.  He also teaches summer sessions at the Young Musicians Program at the University of California, Berkeley.  He has lectured on his music at Manhattan School of Music, Columbia University, and Janáček Conservatory in the Czech Republic.  As a composer, Dr. Antonellis has been the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including a BMI award and a Nicholas Flagello award.  He was most recently commissioned by the MATA Foundation for the chamber piece Transparent Itineraries, which received its first performance in April of 2013, and in the summer of this year, he was the Elliott Carter Composition Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center.  In addition, he has been invited MacDowell Colony and the Ostrava Days Music Festival, and his compositions have been performed in Germany, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Taiwan, and the United States.  He has worked individually with John Harbison, Michael Gandolfi, Marco Stroppa, Christian Wolff, Bernhard Lang, Tristan Murail, Dawn Upshaw, Frederic Rzewski, and Richard Danielpour, and his primary composition teachers have been Andy Vores, Dalit Warshaw, Nils Vigeland, and Reiko Fueting.


Educational Background:

DMA, Manhattan School of Music, 2012 MM, Manhattan School of Music, 2008 BM, The Boston Conservatory, 2006

Classes Being Taught:

UG Dictation and Sight Singing

Sophomore Theory

Graduate Theory Review

Special Topics in Post-Tonal Theory

Composition for Non-Majors