• Ph.D. in Music Theory, 2008
    University of Oregon (Eugene, Ore.)
    Dissertation: “Harmony, Voice Leading, and Motive in Beethoven’s Last Quartet”
    Supporting Area: Music History
  • M.A. in Music Theory, 2002
    University of Oregon (Eugene, Ore.)
    Thesis: “A New Name for a New Game?: The Nature of the Scherzo in Haydn’s Opus 33 String Quartets”
  • B.Mus. summa cum laude in Music Performance (classical guitar), 1994
    University of Arizona (Tucson, Ariz.)