Per F. Broman

Per F Broman 69933

  • Position: Professor (Music Theory)
  • Phone: 419-372-9370
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  • Address: 3008 Moore Musical Arts Center

Professor of Music Theory, Per F. Broman holds degrees in violin, musicology, and music theory from Ingesund College of Music, The Royal College of Music in Stockholm, McGill University in Montreal, and a Ph.D. from the University of Gothenburg. He has presented papers at conferences of the American Musicological Society, the American Society for Aesthetics, Canadian University Music Society, College Music Society, International Association for the Study of Popular Music (U.S.), International Musicological Society, Music and the Moving Image, Royal Musical Association, Society for Music Theory, the Nordic Musicological Congress, The 9th European Music Analysis Conference, and the Swedish Musicological Society. Broman is the author of Back to the Future: Towards an Aesthetic Theory of Bengt Hambraeus (University of Gothenburg, 1999), the chapter “New Music of Sweden” for New Music of the Nordic Countries (Pendragon Press, 2002), the monographs Sven-David Sandström (Atlantis, 2012) and Karin Rehnqvist (Gidlunds, 2018) is the co-editor of What Kind of Theory Is Music Theory? (Stockholm University Press, 2008) and Crosscurrents and Counterpoints: Offerings in Honor of Bengt Hambræus at 70 (University of Gothenburg, 1998). He has contributed articles to a number of Swedish periodicals, journals, and newspapers, as well as Journal of Music Theory PedagogyPerspectives of New MusicNew Grove Dictionary of Music and MusiciansJournal of Popular Music StudiesCollege Music SymposiumWoody Allen and Philosophy (Open Court, 2004) and The Ultimate South Park and Philosophy (Blackwell, 2013), along with numerous liner notes for the BIS and Deutsche Grammophon labels and was the founding editor of the internet journal STM-Online. Prior to BGSU, he served on the faculties of the Swedish Conservatory (Jakobstad, Finland), the University College of Music Education (Stockholm), Örebro University, Luleå University of Technology (Sweden), and Butler University in Indianapolis. He also serves as a National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) accreditation visitor. Most recently, he finished a chapter on Ingmar Bergman for the volume Ingmar Bergman: A Enduring Legacy, one article on Woody Allen for BACH: Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute, the second edition of his Sven-David Sandström biography, and a chapter for The Last of Us and Philosophy. 

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