Michael H. Buchler
Florida State University College of Music
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1180
mbuchler @ fsu.edu


Professional and Academic Positions

Florida State University, College of Music, Tallahassee, FL
Associate Professor of Music Theory, August 2008-present
Assistant Professor of Music Theory, August 2002-July 2008

Instituto de Artes, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil
Visiting Professor, June 28-July 14, 2006.

Indiana University, School of Music, Bloomington, IN
Assistant Professor of Music Theory (tenure track), August 2001-May 2002

University of Iowa, School of Music, Iowa City, IA
Assistant Professor of Music Theory (tenure track), August 1998-2001
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Theory, August 1996-August 1998

University of Rochester, College of Liberal Arts, Rochester, NY
Lecturer in Music, August 1993-May 1995

University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Teaching Assistant in Music Theory, August 1990-May 1993

Higher Education

University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music
Ph.D. in Music Theory awarded February 1998
Dissertation: “Relative Saturation of Subsets and Interval Cycles as a Means for Determining Set-Class Similarity.”
Completed the Minor in Musicology

University of Michigan, School of Music
M.M. in Music Theory awarded May 1990
Musicology cognate area

University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
B.M. in Music Theory awarded June 1988

Honors and Awards

Florida State University Graduate Teaching Award, 2012-2013

Florida State University Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2004-2005

University of Iowa Collegiate Teaching Award, 2000-2001

Award for best paper delivered at the 1st International Symposium for Systems Research in the Arts in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics, and Cybernetics, Baden-Baden, Germany, August 1999

Nominated for the Music Theory Society of New York State Young Scholar’s Award, 1995

Nominated for the Edward Peck Curtis Teaching Award at the University of Rochester, 1993 and 1995

Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester) Graduate Student Teaching Award, 1993


Society for Music Theory, 1995-present

Elected Offices


Society for American Music, 2004-present

Music Theory Southeast, 2003-present

American Mathematical Society, 2004-2005

Music Theory Midwest, 1996-2002

Music Theory Society of New York State, 1994-1997

College Music Society, 1997-1998


Publications or Creative Works

Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

Software (non-refereed)


Invited Lectures and Conference Presentations
Note: All conference presentations are submitted and reviewed by committee, except where noted.

International and National Meetings

Regional Meetings and Invited Lectures

Invited Session Chairs at Academic Meetings