Yonatan Malin
Associate Professor of Music Theory

Imig Music Building
Office N145

Yonatan Malin is Associate Professor in the College of Music and Program in Jewish Studies. His areas of research include the German Lied, music-text relations, theories of rhythm and meter, and Jewish Music. His book Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied was published by Oxford University Press, and he has published articles and reviews in the journals Music Analysis, Music Theory Spectrum, Yuval Online and Nineteenth-Century Music Review, and in the edited volume Expressive Intersections in Brahms. An online site developed by Malin in collaboration with colleagues at Wesleyan University features a digital version of the Brahms Fantasy by Max Klinger.

Malin received his PhD from the University of Chicago. He has presented papers at national meetings of the Society for Music Theory and the Society for Ethnomusicology, at international conferences on Analytical Approaches to World Music and at the international conference Magnified and Sanctified: The Music of Jewish Prayer. Malin was editor of Music Theory Online from 2010 to 2014 and he currently serves on the Executive Board of the Society for Music Theory.

Malin’s courses include introductory music theory and aural skills, advanced tonal analysis, music in Jewish cultures and seminars on Schubert and song analysis.