Shannon Groskreutz, Theory
Shannon Groskreutz is a Lecturer in Music Theory at Stetson University, where she teaches music theory, aural training, musical style and analysis, and functional keyboard courses. Ms. Groskreutz is also a Ph. D. candidate in Music Theory at Florida State University, where she has taught theory and aural training courses as the recipient of a Florida State Graduate Teaching Assistantship since 2005. In addition to teaching courses in the undergraduate theory curriculum at Florida State, Ms. Groskreutz has fulfilled the requirements for the university's College Teaching Certificate, and she was given the opportunity to be a guest lecturer in Honors Sophomore Music Theory, 16th-Century Counterpoint, Post-Tonal Aural Skills, and Graduate-level Atonal Analysis.
She has presented papers at the March 2007 Joint Meeting of the American Musicological Society South Central Chapter, Music Theory Southeast, and the Society for Ethnomusicology Southeast and Caribbean Chapter, in addition to the 24th Annual Music Theory Forum at Florida State University held in January 2007. Ms. Groskreutz has previously earned two Master's degrees in Music Theory and Oboe Performance from Florida State University, and a Bachelor's degree in Oboe Performance from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Her primary research explores the chamber works of Francis Poulenc using various analytical methods including paradigmatic analysis and narrative analysis. Additionally, her research interests include further defining the relationship between analysis and performance, particularly in post-tonal music.