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Matthew Haakenson

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, 2008 - University of Kentucky, Lexington

M.M., Music Theory, 1999 - University of Arizona, Tucson

B.A., Music, 1996 - Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee

Academic Interests

Haakenson’s research interests include music of the Baroque and Pre-classical periods, counterpoint and Bach.