Jacob Adler

6439 E Palm Ln
Faculty Assoc
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Faculty Assoc
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405

Biography

Jacob Adler is a composer, performer, and teacher. He developed and teaches the following courses at ASU: Advanced Rhythm, Fundamentals of Music Notation, and Music Theory for Non-Music Majors. Jacob studied Karnatic rhythm and its application to contemporary classical music and improvisation at the Amsterdam Conservatory. His rhythm textbook "Wheels Within Wheels" has sold in 40 countries. Jacob performs on the piano, organ, laptop, accordion, and tsimbl in several ensembles including Zeelab with his wife, Ilona. Jacob has performed his music at the Issue Project Room in New York, Gaudeamus Muziekweek in Amsterdam, Musica Moderna festival in Lodz, Göteborg Organ Academy in Sweden, and other festivals in Europe and the US. Jacob also teaches music theory and directs the contemporary music Openscore Ensemble at Paradise Valley Community College.

Recordings can be heard at jacobadler.blogspot.com

More info about rhythm at www.advancedrhythm.com

Research Interests

Microtonality and Tuning Systems

Karnatic Rhythm

Contemporary Classical Music

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MUS 194 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MTC 494 Special Topics
MTC 598 Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MUS 194 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MTC 494 Special Topics
MTC 598 Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MUS 194 Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MTC 494 Special Topics
MTC 598 Special Topics
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MUS 194 Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MTC 494 Special Topics
MTC 598 Special Topics
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MTC 194 Special Topics
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation
MTC 494 Special Topics
MTC 598 Special Topics
Summer 2013
Course Number Course Title
MUS 100 Fundamentals of Music Notation