• Lynnsey Lambrecht

    COMPOSER. THEORIST.

    EDUCATOR. SCHOLAR.

     

     

     

     

  • ABOUT ME

    Lynnsey Lambrecht is currently an Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Bradley University in central Illinois. Prior to this, she taught music theory at Western Michigan University. Dr. Lambrecht graduated from Michigan State University with a Doctor of Musical Arts in composition and a Master of Music in theory. She earned a Master of Music in theory and composition from the University of Northern Colorado, and she graduated summa cum laude from Colorado Mesa University with a Bachelor of Arts in music education.

     

    In addition to composing and teaching, her interests reside in post-tonal theory pedagogy, 20th and 21st-century analysis, and learning about the best practices for music theory tutoring. Dr. Lambrecht has presented at the Colorado Music Educator Association Annual Conference, the International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, the College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference, the Music by Women Festival at the Mississippi University for Women, and the Graduate Student Music Conference at the University of Arizona.

     

    She attended the New York Summer Music Festival as a composition fellow, received an honorable mention in the Michigan State University Large Ensemble Composition Competition, was selected as a winner of the Michigan State University College of Music Running Start Competition, and was awarded first place in the Colorado Mesa University Student Showcase Competition.

     

    Dr. Lambrecht has compositions and arrangements published by Grand Mesa Music Publishers, Eighth Note Publications, and Blue Note Music Press, and she has studied composition with Ricardo Lorenz, Charles Ruggiero, Paul Elwood, and Darin Kamstra.

     

    Her research is published in The Routledge Companion to Music Theory Pedagogy and the Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition.

  • TEACHING

    Bradley University

    Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition

    2018-present

    Interlochen Summer Arts Camp

    Instructor of Music

    Theory, Aural Skills, History, and Musician Artistry

    2019 and 2020

    Western Michigan University

    Instructor of Music Theory

    2018

  • EDUCATION

    Michigan State University

    DMA Composition

    MM Theory

    2017

    University of Northern Colorado

    MM Theory and Composition

    2012

    Colorado Mesa University

    BA Music Education

    2010

  • COMPOSITIONS

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  • RECENT PRESENTATIONS & MATERIALS

    Preparing Your Students for Music School Audition

    Illinois Music Education Association Conference, Peoria, IL (January 31, 2020)

    Illinois State Music Teachers Association, Charleston, IL (November 2, 2019)

    Presentation Slides (PDF)

    Handout

     

    Pedagogical Approaches and Analysis to Incorporate Julia Wolfe's Pulitzer Prize Winning Anthracite Fields into Music Courses

    International Music by Women Festival at Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS (March 9, 2019)

    Presentation slides (PDF)

     

    Post-Tonal Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning Early 20th Century Techniques at the Keyboard

    College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference, Westerville, OH (April 6, 2018)

    University of Arizona Graduate Student Music Conference, Tucson, AZ (February 10, 2018)

    Michigan State University College of Music Mock Conference, East Lansing, MI (February 2, 2018)

    Michigan State University College of Music Theory Colloquium, East Lansing, MI (September 15, 2017)

    Presentation video

    Presentation slides (PDF)

    Handout with examples

     

    Exploring Gesture, Space, and Timbre in Saariaho's NoaNoa

    International Music by Women Festival at Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS (March 2, 2018)

    Michigan State University College of Music Mock Conference, East Lansing, MI (February 2, 2018)

    Presentation slides (PDF)

    Handout with examples

     

    The Perception of Stable Tones in Polytonal Structures

    International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Montréal, Québec, CA (July 27, 2018)

    Michigan State University College of Music Theory Colloquium, East Lansing, MI (October 20, 2017)

    Presentation slides (PDF)

     

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  • RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

    Lambrecht, L. (2020). Integrating keyboarding activities into an early twentieth-century techniques course. In L. VanHandel (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Music Theory Pedagogy. New York: Routledge.

         

    Lambrecht, L. and L. VanHandel. (2018) The perception of stable tones in polytonal structures. In Parncutt, R., & Sattmann, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of ICMPC15/ESCOM10. Graz, Austria: Centre for Systematic Musicology, University of Graz.

     

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