Curriculum Vitae

Education

April 2021: Florida State University, Ph.D., Music Theory

Committee: Michael Buchler (supervisor), Paolo Aluffi, Nancy Rogers, Clifton Callender, and Evan Jones

Dissertation: "Applications of the Discrete Fourier Transform to Music Analysis"

2017: Florida State University, M.M., Music Theory
2015: Northern Illinois University, M.M., Music Performance: Violin

Major Professor: Mathias Tacke

2008: Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, B.M., Music Performance: Violin

Major Professor: Paul Zafer

Graduated with distinction

Professional Experience

2019–present: University of Florida, Adjunct Assistant Professor

Taught Online, Asynchronous Graduate Course.

April 2019–May 2021: Florida State University, Associate Director, Music Living-Learning Community

Organized And Coordinated Weekly Guest Speakers And Other Events (Both Virtual And In-Person) For A Community Of Over 160 Residential Music Students. Maintained Online Learning Management System And Records For Each Student.

August 2015–April 2019: Florida State University, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Taught Undergraduate Music Theory And Aural Skills.

2016–2018: Florida State University, Departmental Music Theory Tutor

Provided One-On-One Tutoring To Students As Part Of The Music Theory I–ii Curriculum.

2008–2015: String Academy of Chicago, Faculty: Violin and Viola

Maintained Private Teaching Studio (Student Ages 4–18). Coached Chamber Music. Performed In Faculty Chamber Ensemble. Facilitated Student Recitals.

2012–2013: Naperville School of Performing Arts, Faculty: Violin and Viola

Maintained A Private Teaching Studio.

2008–2009: American Music Institute, Faculty: Violin and Viola

Maintained A Private Teaching Studio.

Publications

Harding, Jennifer Diane. “Computer-Aided Analysis Across the Tonal Divide: Cross-Stylistic Applications of the Discrete Fourier Transform.” In Music Encoding Conference Proceedings 2020, edited by Elsa de Luca and Julia Flanders, 95–204. Tufts University, Boston. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.17613/2n0b-1v04

Juried Conference Presentations

Musical Maps and Chord Cartographies: Mapping Harmony in Fourier Space
  • November 2021: Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL
Using the Discrete Fourier Transform in Music Analysis: My Process
  • November 2020: Informatics Interest Group meeting, Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting, held online
Computer-Aided Analysis Across the Tonal Divide: Cross-Stylistic Applications of the Discrete Fourier Transform
  • August 2020: Annual Meeting of Music Theory Southeast, held online
  • July 2020: Annual Meeting of Music Theory Midwest, held online
  • May 2020: Music Encoding Conference, held online
Graduate Teaching Assistants and Contract Enforcement
  • November 2019: Work and Family Interest Group meeting, Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH
A Narrative Reading of Alois Hába’s String Quartet No. 3 in the Quarter-Tone System, Op. 12
  • May 2019: Annual Meeting of Music Theory Midwest, Cincinnati, OH
  • March 2019: Annual Meeting of Music Theory Southeast, Elon, NC
  • March 2019: Annual Meeting of the South Central Society for Music Theory, Baton Rouge, LA
A Computational Approach to Olivier Messiaen’s Preludes (1928–29) for Solo Piano
  • March 2018: Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory, Tucson, AZ

Invited Presentations

Reflections on Itzhak Perlman
  • June 2018: Tallahassee Jewish Federation, Tallahassee, FL

Research Mentoring

  • 2020–2021: Florida State University, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program: Research Mentor

Private Tutoring

  • 2017–2020: Preparation for the Florida State University Graduate Placement Exam
  • 2017–2020: Graduate Theory Review
  • 2016–2020: Music Theory III–IV
  • 2018–2019: Preparation for the Eastman Doctoral Comprehensive Exam
  • 2016–2018: Florida State University, Departmental Music Theory Tutor for Music Theory I–II

Courses Prepared to Teach

  • Fundamentals of Music Theory (for majors or non-majors)
  • Undergraduate Core Music Theory and Aural Skills
  • Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Theory and Analysis
  • Communicating Sound: Music Representation, Visualization, and Notation
  • Computational Approaches to Music Theory and Analysis
  • Graduate Theory Review
  • Mathematics and Music
  • Music Theory Pedagogy
  • Survey of Contemporary Music Theory Scholarship
  • Analysis of Music from the 20th and 21st Centuries

Honors, Awards, and Prizes

  • 2021: Florida State University, Student Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
  • 2018: Florida State University, Travel Grant
  • 2017–2018: Florida State University, Hendrick Scholarship
  • 2014: Northern Illinois University, Dutton Foundation String Scholarship
  • 2006: Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, Stella Russel Scholarship

Current Membership in Professional Organizations

  • College Music Society
  • Music Encoding Initiative. Interest groups include:
    • Analysis
    • Digital Pedagogy
  • Music Theory Midwest
  • Music Theory Southeast
  • Society for Music Theory. Interest groups include:
    • Mathematics of Music
    • Music Informatics
    • Music Notation and Visualization (Co-Chair)
    • Music Theory Pedagogy
    • Work and Family

Service

  • 2020–present: Society for Music Theory, Music Notation and Visualization Special Interest Group: Co-Chair
  • 2019: Florida State University Music Theory Forum: Session Chair
  • 2018: Florida State University Graduate Assistants United: Secretary
  • 2017–2018: Florida State University Society for Music Theory: Forum Co-Chair
  • 2015–2016: Florida State University Society for Music Theory: Secretary