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Sarah M. Iker


Sarah M. Iker

Meet Sarah M. Iker

Assistant Professor, Music

Education: 2009 Scripps College, B.A.
2017 University of Chicago, Ph.Dc.

Courses Taught: Music History
Music Theory and Aural Skills
Music for Life

Career Specialties: Sarah Iker works on ways to coordinate music analysis with musical experiences, using strategies drawn from musicology, music theory and psychology/cognitive science to understand how historical listeners experienced Stravinsky’s neoclassicism and to explore how music ensembles perform in sync with one another.

Professional and Community Activities: Iker's recent work on experience-oriented analysis in Stravinsky has been presented at the New England Conference of Music Theorists and the Music Theory Midwest conference.

Honors and Awards: 2015-2016 University of Chicago Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship
2009-2014 Neubauer Family Presidential Fellowship