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Carl Schachter

College Division

College Division: 

  • Graduate Studies

Contact Information

Contact Information

Co-author with Felix Salzer of Counterpoint in Composition, and with Edward Aldwell of Harmony and Voice Leading. Numerous articles on theory and analysis; lectures and classes throughout North America and Europe. Visiting professorships, Hunter College, SUNY-Binghamton, Harvard U., École Normale Supérieure de Jeunes Filles (Paris). Techniques of music faculty, Mannes, since 1956; dean, 1962-66. Professor of music, Queens College and CUNY Graduate School, 1972-93; distinguished professor, 1993-96.

Degrees and Studies

B.S., D.M. (honoris causa), Mannes College the New School for Music; M.A., musicology, N.Y.U. Piano studies with Sara Levee, Isabelle Venegerova, Israel Citkowitz; conducting with Carl Bamberger; theory with Felix Salzer.

The Juilliard School

Faculty since 1998.