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Faculty Coordinator of Music Theory

Dr. Timothy Koozin


Associate Professor of Music Theory (Area Coordinator)

office: MSM 148
office phone: (713)743-3318
address: 120 School of Music Bldg, Houston, TX 77204-4017
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Timothy Koozin (Ph.D. University of Cincinnati) teaches courses in music theory and serves as Area Coordinator of Music Theory at the Moores School of Music, University of Houston. His research interests include music and meaning, popular music, Japanese music, and music instructional technology. His writings appear in Perspectives of New Music, Contemporary Music Review, Music Theory Online, The Journal of Film Music, College Music Symposium, Notes, and Computers in Music Research. His study of Sarah McLachlan's music comprises a chapter in Expression in Pop-Rock Music: A Collection of Critical and Analytical Essays edited by Walter Everett. He is co-author of Music for Ear Training, a web-based software application with workbook for aural skills published by Schirmer / Cengage. Dr. Koozin has served as editor and author on a volume devoted to the film music of Fumio Hayasaka and Toru Takemitsu published by the Journal of Film Music (2010). For seven years through 2008, he was editor of the Society for Music Theory journal, Music Theory Online. He has taught a summer course at the College Music Society Center for Professional Development in Music Technology and served on College Music Society advisory boards for music theory and music technology. He currently serves as chair of the IT/ Networking Committee of the Society for Music Theory.