Music Bldg, Room 226
Don Traut is an associate professor of music theory. His research focuses primarily on the music of Igor Stravinsky, with a special interest on the composer’s compositional sketches and what they tell us about the creative process. He has published articles on this and other topics in Theory and Practice, Popular Music, Indiana Theory Review, and Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy. Dr. Traut maintains an active presence at conferences as well, including recent presentations at the SMT National Conference, the CMS International Conference, and the European Music Analysis Conference. He holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (BA), Louisiana State University (MM), and the Eastman School of Music (PhD).