Continuing Adjunct Assistant Professor (Theory and Composition)
Chair of Undergraduate Studies for Music, BA Advisor
Dr. Stephanie Lind, multiple winner of the School of Music Teaching Award, received her Ph.D. in music theory from the University of British Columbia under the supervision of Dr. John Roeder. She has taught a variety of courses in music theory and analysis including chromatic harmony and form, post-tonal music, counterpoint, and Schenkerian analysis at Queen's, and has previously taught at the University of British Columbia and Douglas College. In addition, she has been Music’s Chair of Undergraduate Studies since 2013.
Dr. Lind’s research interests include transformational theory, contemporary Canadian art music, video game music analysis, and music theory pedagogy. Her research contributions include articles in Intersections, Music Theory Online, Perspectives of New Music, as well as presentations at numerous conference. Most recently, she has written a chapter on diegetic music in the video game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for the upcoming book Maestros, Musicians, and Multiplayers, to be published in 2016. She is a past winner of the Canadian University Music Society's George Proctor Prize for her presentation (and subsequent article) on R. Murray Schafer’s Seventh String Quartet.
Known for her interactive teaching style, Dr. Lind has participated in numerous activities meant to broaden students’ teaching and learning experiences. She has sponsored and supervised students in the University Summer Student Research Program/Fund, collaborated with students on colloquium presentations, and mentored several students with submissions to undergraduate journals. She is an advocate of technology in the classroom, using blogs and twitter to augment the classroom learning experience, and is an early adopter of Queen’s new learning management system. She is also an active participant in community music, through both Queen’s Music and the greater Kingston community, on the recorder and as an ensemble vocalist.