Writeup: University of Notre Dame Arts and Letters

A writeup about Andrew’s research interests, and his experience at Notre Dame, appeared on the Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters website.

If traditional music theory is about ‘what’s on the page,’ White says, performance … ‘allows you to see the nuances that are not accounted for on the page.’ White wants his music theory to address these nuances too.

“If you think of music as something that’s put together in the mind of an artist, from different pieces that this artist is seeing and borrowing and remixing, then music theory and performance become a lot easier to merge.”

Alumnus brings together music performance and theory to examine historical piano improvisation