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Caleb Mutch

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Music Theory)

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Simon Center, M225E


Music Theory

  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 2015
  • M.Phil., Master of Philosophy, Columbia University, 2011
  • M.A., Master of Arts, Columbia University, 2010
  • B.Mus., Bachelor of Music, University of British Columbia, 2008

Caleb Mutch is a Post-Doctoral Resident Scholar and Visiting Assistant Professor at Indiana University. He completed a dissertation on the development of the concept of the cadence in tonal theory in 2015 at Columbia University. His research areas include the history of music theory from antiquity to the romantic era, formal analysis of baroque and classical music, and historically informed approaches to Schenkerian analysis.

He has presented parts of his dissertation research at the annual meetings of the Society for Music Theory and Music Theory Midwest, and has delivered papers on other subjects at past meetings of the Society for Music Theory and the Music Theory Society of New York State. While at Columbia, Caleb served as a Core Lecturer in Music Humanities from 2015 to 2017.  In addition, Caleb has also taught courses in the undergraduate music theory curriculum at Columbia, as well as graduate-level seminars at the University of British Columbia and Rutgers University.  His research appears in the journal Eighteenth-Century Music.