Joe Argentino

Assistant ProfessorAssistant Professor
Music Theory

B.Mus. (Toronto)
M.A. (McGill)
Ph.D. (Western)
Room: MU-2016

Joe Argentino is an assistant professor of music theory, specializing in post-tonal and serial music. His current research interests include the connection between form and text in Arnold Schoenberg’s religious works, the pedagogical study of improvisation at the keyboard, and the late piano works of Franz Liszt. Argentino has published articles in Music Theory Online and Intégral, and has presented papers at numerous regional, national, and international conferences.

Argentino is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher and has been awarded two University Students’ Council Teaching Honour Roll Awards of Excellence from Western University, was a finalist for the McMaster Student Union (MSU) teaching award in 2012, and was the winner of the MSU Excellence in Teaching Award within the Humanities in his former position at McMaster University in 2013.