Dr. Matt Haakenson teaches music theory and aural skills at Wayne State. Before coming to Wayne State, Dr. Haakenson was a lecturer and then Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Stetson University in Florida from 2007 to 2014. He has also served as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Arizona and the University of Kentucky.
Ph.D., Music Theory, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2008
M.M., Music Theory, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1999
B.A., Music, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, 1996
Haakenson’s research interests include music of the Baroque and Pre-classical periods, counterpoint and Bach.