Damian Blättler is Assistant Professor of Music Theory at Rice University. His research interests include the music of Maurice Ravel, tonal music after the common practice, theories of hypermeter and phrase rhythm, and the music of Louis Andriessen, and his work has been published in Music Theory Spectrum, Music Theory Online, Theoria, and Engaging Students. Current research projects include work on sonata forms in twentieth-century music and on musical troping. At Rice, Prof. Blättler teaches or has taught classes on analysis, Romantic music, Maurice Ravel, 18th-century counterpoint, and theories of musical value, as well as the first class in the undergraduate theory sequence.
A.B. (2006) Harvard University; Ph.D. (2013) Yale University
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