Teaching

Higher Education

At the College of New Jersey, Dylan currently lectures in the core music history sequence. Since 2021, he has taught MUS 351, Music from 1750–1950 and MUS 353, Music from 600–1750.

Dylan also lectures at the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University, where he teaches MUST 0808, Sounds of Philadelphia, a music-based GenEd course in the University’s Race and Diversity curriculum.

As a fellow at Princeton University, Dylan served as preceptor for courses on nineteenth-century music and the history of the symphony. He also co-designed a course on absolute music and musical abstraction with Simon Morrison that was accepted to Princeton’s Collaborative Teaching Initiative.

While studying at Temple University, Dylan was a teaching assistant in the honors music theory sequence for music majors. For his service, he received the 2016 B. Stimson Carrow Award for excellence in musicianship and pedagogy.

K-12

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.