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Aleksandra Vojcic

Associate Professor and Chair of Music Theory


Aleksandra Vojčić is a pianist scholar.  Prior to joining The University of Michigan in 2008, she taught at The Juilliard School where she was appointed faculty in 1996.  Her interests include rhythmic form, asymmetrical meters, post-tonal music, rhythm in Ars subtilior, rap, and recent music.  Her research encompasses work on composers such as Harrison Birtwistle, Colin Matthews, Alexander Scriabin, Milica Paranosić, and broader topics such as asymmetrical meters, medievalism, and rhythmic form. She has presented lectures and papers in the UK, Lithuania, Austria, Serbia, and the United States. She is currently working on a monograph focusing on rhythmic structures and processes.  Her work has been published by Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Perspectives of New Music, Theoria, Current Musicology, and others.

As a pianist, Ms. Vojčić has appeared as a piano soloist with the Belgrade Philharmonic, the National Repertory Orchestra, New Juilliard Ensemble, Colby Symphony Orchestra, Juilliard Chamber Orchestra, and the Josip Slavenski String Orchestra. New York performance venues have included Steinway Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, Alice Tully Hall, and MoMa Summergarden. Her recordings include Heavenly Lullabies and the original music album with the trio D’Divaz. Ms. Vojčić was also featured in an award-winning Swiss documentary Yugodivas and appeared in broadcasts on WNYC, KAJX, PGP RTB. She premiered many works such as Stefan Wolpe’s Sonata for Oboe and Piano and Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso No.3 and Concerto for Piano Four Hands.

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