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Masterclass Schenkerian and Tonfeld Theory for Music Analysis

The Digital and Cognitive Musicology Lab (DCML) at EPFL organizes a music theory masterclass on “Schenkerian and Tonfeld Theory for Music Analysis”. This four-day intensive workshop focuses on analytical applications of established and more recent hierarchical theories of tonal music. It will be given by two renowned experts on music analysis according to Heinrich Schenker and Albert Simon.
This masterclass presupposes an advanced level of music theoretical and analytical skills. Previous experience in Schenkerian and Tonfeld theory are required.


  • Admissions to the masterclass will be made on a case-by-case basis
  • Programme: November 12-13, 2019, 9:30-18:30: Schenkerian Analysis (Oliver Schwab-Felisch, Technische Universität Berlin)
    November 14-15, 2019, 9:30-18:30: Tonfeld Analysis (Johannes Schild, Zurich University of the Arts)
  • Registration: f you are interested in participating, please write an email to Prof. Martin Rohrmeier describing your motivation and music theoretical background
  • Source : EPFL website
From: 12 Nov, 2019
To: 15 Nov, 2019