Matthew Arndt

Music Theory
Associate Professor

Matthew Arndt, Associate Professor of Music Theory at the University of Iowa, holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He studies musical poetics, three-voiced chant from the Republic of Georgia, and other instances of spirituality in music. He is the author of The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg (Routledge, 2018). His articles appear in the Journal of Music Theory, the Journal of Schenkerian Studies, Music Theory and AnalysisMusic Theory Spectrum, the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Traditional PolyphonyTheoria, Theory and Practice, and Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie.


Research areas
  • Composition and music theory
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University of Iowa
5417 Voxman Music Building (VOX)
93 E. Burlington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States