Extension of Professor Ryan McClelland as Acting Dean, Faculty of Music

21 September 2023

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost
University of Toronto
September 21, 2023

Professor Ryan McClelland’s term as Acting Dean, Faculty of Music [announced June 29, 2023] has been extended to October 31, 2023, while the current Dean, Professor Ellie Hisama, remains on short-term medical leave.

Professor McClelland has served as the Faculty of Music’s Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs since 2013. He received his MMus in piano performance and his PhD in music theory from Indiana University, where he also served for two years as a Visiting Lecturer. He joined the University of Toronto in 2004 as Assistant Professor and was promoted to Professor in 2015. Professor McClelland’s research interests include rhythmic-metric theory, tonal analysis, and performance studies. He has published on these subjects in journals including Music Theory Spectrum and Music Analysis as well as in essay collections devoted to Brahms and Schubert. Author of a monograph on Brahms’s music and a co-authored analysis textbook, he recently co-edited the Cambridge Companion to Rhythm.

We wish Professor Hisama all the best in her recovery and thank Professor McClelland for his service during this time.



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