Phd, University of Western Ontario
MM, Brandon University
BM, Brandon University
Peter Lea teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Theory and is the coordinator for freshman and sophomore courses in Aural Training and Sight Singing. Before joining the MU music faculty in 2016, he taught in the Department of Music Research and Composition at the University of Western Ontario. His research interests include music theory pedagogy, performance and analysis, transformational theory, and the music of George Crumb. He has presented papers on these topics at regional, national, and international conferences.
Dr. Lea holds a doctor of philosophy degree in music theory from the University of Western Ontario and master of music and bachelor of music degrees in piano performance from Brandon University. He is a member of Music Theory Midwest, the Society for Music Theory, the College Music Society, and the Canadian University Music Society.