Dr. Matthew A. Haakenson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Matthew Haakenson is a visiting assistant professor of music theory at Stetson's School of Music where he teaches courses primarily in theory, aural training and functional keyboard.
Prior to coming to Stetson, Haakenson served as a teaching assistant at the University of Arizona in Tucson where he studied theory with Edward Murphy and organ with Pamela Decker. He also taught at the University of Kentucky in Lexington where he studied theory with Kate Covington, Charles Lord, Richard Domek, Kevin Holm-Hudson and organ with Schuyler Robinson.
Haakenson's article, "Two Spanish Brothers Revisited: Recent Research Surrounding the Life and Instrumental Music of Juan Bautista Pla and José Pla," was published by Oxford University Press in Early Music in 2007, and two of his chorale preludes for organ were published by Northwestern Publishing House in 2011. Matthew and his wife live in DeLand, Fla.
- Ph.D., music theory, University of Kentucky
- M.M., music theory, University of Arizona
- B.A., music, Wisconsin Lutheran College
- Music Theory
- Style and Analysis
- Aural Training
- Functional Keyboard
- "Two Spanish Brothers Revisited: Recent Research Surrounding the Life and Instrumental Music of Juan Bautista Pla and José Pla," Early Music 35, no. 1 (2007): 83-94.
- Arrangement based on the tune "Eventide," in 14 Hymn Preludes for Organ (Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 2011), 4-5.
- Arrangement based on the tune "Southwell," in Lent and Easter Hymn Preludes for Organ (Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 2011), 32-33.
- Phone: 386-822-8883