Princeton University
Ph.D. Fellow, Musicology (Theory)
M.A., Musicology

Temple University
M.Mus., Music Theory

Research Areas

Music Analysis, Continental Epistemology, Interpretation, Early 20-C French and American Art Music, Jazz


Dylan is a graduate student in musicology (music theory track) at Princeton University. He also serves as the Music Theory Coordinator for the Temple University Music Preparatory, which makes high-quality music instruction accessible to Philadelphia youth.

While completing his master’s degree in music theory at Temple University, Dylan served on the executive board and programming committee of THEMUS,Temple’s graduate music research organization. In 2016, the Temple faculty awarded Dylan the B. Stimson Carrow prize for music theory pedagogy. As an undergraduate in Temple’s Honors Program, Dylan earned his teaching certification while studying the theory and practice of both jazz and canonical art music.

Dylan is an avid woodwind specialist, and has performed on saxophones, flutes, and clarinets with the Artosphere Festival Orchestra, the Philly Singers, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, at the Walnut Street, Media, and Horizon Theatres, and on the PBS television show Articulate! He studied privately with saxophonists Dick Oatts, Matt Levy, and Frank Mazzeo.