College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Steven Bruns

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Music Theory
Imig Music Building C109B, N104

Mailing Address:
301 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309

Steven Bruns is an associate professor of music and currently serves as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music. He also teaches courses in music theory and analysis. He holds a BME magna cum laude from Northern State College, SD and received his MM and PhD in music theory from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

He has numerous publications and papers to his credit. Bruns is writing a book on the music of American composer George Crumb. His other research interests are 19th-century music (in particular, Schubert, Brahms, and Gustav and Alma Mahler), Schenkerian theory, and theory pedagogy.