Dr. Rebecca Jemian is a member of the music theory faculty at the University of Louisville since Fall 2013. She holds a Ph.D. in music theory from Indiana University, a master’s degree in music theory from the University of Texas at Austin, and a bachelor’s degree in bassoon performance from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Before coming to the University of Louisville, she was on the faculty at Ithaca College.
Jemian’s research interests include contemporary music, rhythm, and theory pedagogy topics. She has given papers at regional and national music conferences and has articles published in ex tempore, Indiana Theory Review, Music Theory Online, and Perspectives of New Music.
Jemian is active with the Advanced Placement Music Theory exam, serving as Chief Reader Designate in 2013-14 and Chief Reader from 2014 through 2018. She is the Reviews Editor for the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy and is the Secretary of the Music Theory Society of New York State from 2013 through 2017. Additionally, she is an Associate Regent of the music honor society Pi Kappa Lambda, 2010-14.