Micah Mooney

PhD Precandidate


Micah Mooney (b. 1998) is a composer-theorist based in Ann Arbor, Michigan whose work explores music, story, and language. His research interests include music in narrative art forms and the interaction of music and linguistics in the composer’s creative process. He has presented his research at the Musical Theater Interest Group at SMT, the Western University Graduate Symposium on Music, and AMS-Southwest. As a composer, Mooney has had compositions presented during festivals at Indiana State University and the University of North Georgia, and he has co-written and produced a full-length musical, Antigone & the King. Past and current composition teachers include Evan Chambers, Baljinder Sekhon, David Wolfson, Sarah Genevieve Burghart Rice, and Joseph Hasper. He has a B.M. in Music from Grove City College and an M.A. in Music Theory and an M.M. in Composition from Penn State University. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Music Theory from the University of Michigan.


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