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Danny Arthurs, PhD

Danny Arthurs, PhD
Assistant Professor of Music
College of Arts & Sciences
School of Music
918-631-2805 Lorton Performance Center Room 2090


PhD – Indiana University Other – University of Tulsa Other – Indiana University


Teaching Interests

Tonal and Post-Tonal Theory and Analysis, Schenkerian Analysis, Jazz, Brad Mehldau


  • Published (peer reviewed): “Reconsidering Marchetto’s Division of the Whole Tone,” Theoria 19 (2012): 5-32.

  • Published: “Review of Miguel Roig-Francol√≠, Understanding Post-Tonal Music,” Indiana Theory
    27/ 2 (Fall 2009): 187-200.

  • Published (peer reviewed): “Applying Traditional and Proportional Aspects of Form to Atonal Music,” Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy 17 (2003): 1-19.

  • Published (peer reviewed): “Irony and Illusion in the Second Movement of Beethoven’s Piano
    Sonata, Op. 101,” Journal of Schenkerian Studies 7 (2013): 63-81.

Awards & Honors

  • Academic Fellowship
  • Winner, Bela Rosza Composition Competition
  • Steve Larson Award
  • Superior Evaluation in Teaching
  • Dissertation-Year Fellowship