Jack Boss is Professor of Music Theory and Composition at the University of Oregon, and has taught there since 1995. His research interests include motive, harmony and long-range coherence in Schoenberg’s music, among that of other composers.
His book, Schoenberg’s Twelve-Tone Music: Symmetry and the Musical Idea, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2014; in 2015, it received the Wallace Berry Award from the SMT. He is under contract with Cambridge University Press to write a companion volume on Schoenberg’s atonal music, to be published in late 2018 or 2019. His articles may be found in the Journal of Music Theory, Music Theory Spectrum, Perspectives of New Music, Music Theory Online, Music Analysis, Intégral, Gamut, and Konturen. He has also given a large number of scholarly presentations throughout the U.S., and in England, Ireland and Belgium, on different aspects of Schoenberg's music and theory.
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