Rebecca Long is a visiting lecturer at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. She holds a Ph.D. in music theory from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as well as degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Arkansas. Long has previously taught at the University of Houston and Mars Hill University.


Dr. Long’s research interests include musical form, music of the early- and mid-eighteenth century, and music theory pedagogy. She has presented research at the annual meetings of the South Central Society for Music Theory, Music Theory Midwest, and the Texas Society for Music Theory as well as the biannual Pedagogy Into Practice conference.


2018   Ph.D., Music Theory, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2008   Masters of Music, Music Theory, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

2005   Bachelors of Music, Music Theory, Cum Laude, The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Blog Posts

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    “Reminiscences of an Older Style: Connecting Roberto Gerhard’s Harpsichord Concerto and Antonio Soler’s Harpsichord Quintets” To be presented at the Royal Music Association Annual Conference, Durham, England, 8 – 10 September, 2022.

    “A Darker Turn: Post-Transition Minor-Mode Excursions as Stylistic Device.” Presented at Music Theory Midwest, Virtual Conference. 10–13 June, 2021.

    “Reinforcing Weak Expositional Midpoints Using Extra-Formal Insertions” To be presented at the International Conference on Musical Form, Newcastle, United Kingdom. 21–23 June, 2021. **Original conference (Summer 2020) postponed due to Covid-19;


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