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Andrew Aziz

Assistant Professor, Music Theory

Andrew Aziz
Andrew Aziz (b. 1985) is humbled to be joining the School of Music and Dance as Assistant Professor of Music Theory. Having completed his pre-college piano training at the Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music, Andrew obtained his B.A. from Brown University (magna cum laude) and Ph.D. in music theory from the Eastman School of Music. Prior to his arrival at SDSU, Andrew served on the faculties of Brown University, Rhode Island College, and Florida State University. Andrew’s research interests are extensive, having presented on repertoire over the past three centuries, including popular genres; he has peer-reviewed articles and reviews in Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, Music Theory Online, and Sonus.

  • Studied piano at Juilliard Pre-College and Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division (1993-2003)
  • Earned his B.A. at Brown University (music and applied mathematics; magna cum laude, with honors in music) in 2007; Ph.D. in music theory at Eastman School of Music in 2013
  • Presented as regional, national, and international conferences on a variety of topics and repertoires, including form, cognitive studies, mathematical applications, popular music, and pedagogy
  • Published in Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, Music Theory Online, and Sonus