Andrew Vagts, PhD
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Academic Area: Theory
PhD (ABD) in Music Theory, University of North Texas
MA in Music Theory, University of Minnesota
BA in Music Theory, University of Minnesota
AFA in Music, Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Andrew Vagts is a doctoral student in music theory at the University of North Texas. A native of Minnesota, Andrew completed an AFA in Music at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, and a BA in Music and MA in Music Theory at the University of Minnesota. His research interests include motivic recontextualization in Mozart’s operas and Schenkerian analysis. His recent conference presentations include "Not Only the Finale: Aesthetics of the Sublime in Mozart’s Symphony No. 41" at the American Musicological Society Midwest Fall Meeting and “Motive and Meaning in Mozart’s Don Giovanni Act II Scene 15” at the 13th International Congress on Musical Signification in Canterbury, UK.