Dr. Kyle Fyr
School of Music
Assistant Professor of Music
Kyle Fyr earned both an M.M. and a Ph.D. in music theory from Indiana University after previously earning an M.M. in piano performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. His dissertation focused on proportion, temporality, and performance issues in the piano works of John Adams, and he also performed a recital of Adams’s piano music at Indiana University in 2008.
Dr. Fyr previously served as both course coordinator and adjunct instructor of music theory at Indiana University (where he won the Wennerstrom Music Theory Associate Instructor Fellowship award for outstanding teaching in 2009) and has also given guest lectures on minimalism in music at Indiana University and at Butler University. He has presented papers at conferences throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., including Music Theory Midwest, the First and Second International Conferences on Music and Minimalism, and the Indiana University Symposium for Research in Music Theory. Dr. Fyr studied piano with Emile Naoumoff at Indiana University and with Sharon Mann at the San Francisco Conservatory.