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Dr. Stefan  Eckert

Dr. Stefan Eckert

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Office: 0351 - Doudna Fine Arts Center
Phone: 217-581-3010
Fax: 217-581-7137
Email: seckert@eiu.edu
Dr. Stefan Eckert received a Diploma from the Staatliche Hochschule für Music in Trossingen (Germany) and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Music Theory from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His research focuses on the History of Music Theory, especially on compositional theory in the 17th–19th-centuries, on Musical Form, and Music Theory Pedagogy. He has presented papers in local, national and international conferences, published an Edition of Joseph Riepel's Violin Concertos, and articles and reviews in Musiktheorie, Ad Parnassum, Theoria, Music Theory Spectrum, ZGMTH, and MTO.  At the moment, he is working on a book entitled “Compositional Theory in an Era of Taste - An interpretative context for Joseph Riepel’s Anfangsgründe zur musicalischen Setzkunst.”

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