Kate Sekula Special Instructor of Music

Kate Sekula

Special Instructor of Music
Room 251 | Davis Hall

Biography

Dr. Kate Sekula holds a Ph.D. in music theory and history from the University of Connecticut.  Her dissertation topic was: “Utilizing Computer Programming to Analyze Post-tonal Music:  Segmentation and Contour Analysis of Twentieth-Century Post-Tonal Music for Solo Flute.”  She holds a B.S. in music education and a B.A. in flute performance from Lebanon Valley College and a M.M. in flute performance from George Mason University where she studied with Ms. Judith Lapple.  Most recently, she presented papers on computing and post-tonal music analysis at the Oklahoma Music Theory Round Table and the Graduate Association of Musicology und Theory (GAMUT).

Dr. Sekula has studied flute with Barbara Divine (formerly of the United States Coast Guard Band), Dr. Theresa Bowers (Gettysburg University) and the late Judith Lapple (formerly of the United States Army Band and Orchestra).  

http://kate.cooleysekula.net/java

Education

PhD Music Theory and History, University of Connecticut, 2014

Master of Music, Flute Performance, George Mason University, 2003

BA, Flute Performance, Lebanon Valley College, 2002

BS, Music Education, Lebanon Valley College, 2001

 

 

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