UT Arlington Music Industry Studies

In addition to composing and playing piano, I serve as the Director of Music Industry Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. If you are interested in the program, visit the UT Arlington Music Industry Studies site or contact me with questions. You may view my professional research profile here (hosted on UT Arlington’s site).


the matrix

During my undergraduate years as a composition student, I coded a webpage application that helps with twelve-tone (12-tone) composition, by translating a 12-tone row into the infamous matrix. The page allows for printing, and you can view in either numbers or note names. It has become quite popular with students and researchers needing a quick way to fill out the table. Caveat: if your instructor would like you to do the work by hand, please complete your homework ethically. It is important to understand how the different row forms fit together before using this shortcut.

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