Higher Education

Academic Positions

  • Lecturer, Princeton University, 2023
  • Instructor of Music History and Theory, The College of New Jersey, 2021–23
  • Instructor of Music, Temple University, 2021–22
  • Preceptor, Princeton University, 2019–20
  • Teaching Assistant in Music Theory, Temple University, 2015–17
    • 2016 B. Stimson Carrow Prize in Music Theory Pedagogy

Courses Taught

  • Princeton University
    • Music 436: Seminar in Jazz Analysis, Spring 2023
  • The College of New Jersey
    • Music 263: Musicianship 3, Fall 2022
    • Music 351: Music 600–1750, Spring 2022 and 2023
    • Music 353: Music 1750–1945, Fall 2021
  • Temple University
    • Music Studies 0808: Sounds of Philadelphia, Fall 2021 and 2022, Spring 2022


Since 2016, Dylan has served as Music Theory Coordinator of Temple University’s Music Preparatory division. This involves writing curriculum, supervising graduate teaching assistants, and instructing middle and high school musicians. Recent alumni have placed into accelerated theory courses for college music majors.

Dylan maintains an active teaching license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Before entering graduate school, he was employed in the Pennsbury School District, which is consistently named one of NAMM’s Top One Hundred Communities for Music Education. While there, Dylan conducted wind and jazz ensembles.