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Jody Rockmaker

Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Biography: 

Jody Rockmaker (born 1961, New York City) received his doctorate in composition from Princeton University. He has studied at the Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory and the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. His principal teachers have been Erich Urbanner, Edward T. Cone, Milton Babbitt, Claudio Spies, Malcolm Peyton and Miriam Gideon. Professor Rockmaker is also the recipient of numerous awards including a Barlow Endowment Commission, Fulbright Grant, two BMI Awards for Young Composers, an ASCAP Grant, the George Whitefield Chadwick Medal from New England Conservatory, and a National Orchestral Association Orchestral Reading Fellowship. He has held residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program and Villa Montalvo, and has been a Composition Fellowship at the Tanglewood Music Center. He taught at Stanford University and is currently an associate professor at Arizona State University's School of Music.

Education: 

Ph.D. Composition, Princeton University

Spring 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 321Tonal Counterpoint
MTC 323Composition
MTC 429Canon and Fugue
MTC 495Final Project
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 523Advanced Composition
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 592Research
MTC 593Applied Project
MTC 598Special Topics
MTC 599Thesis
MTC 723Advanced Composition
MTC 790Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
MTC 799Dissertation
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 123Beginning Composition
MTC 294Special Topics
MTC 323Composition
MTC 495Final Project
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 523Advanced Composition
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 592Research
MTC 593Applied Project
MTC 599Thesis
MTC 723Advanced Composition
MTC 790Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
MTC 799Dissertation
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 321Tonal Counterpoint
MTC 323Composition
MTC 43020th-Century Counterpoint
MTC 495Final Project
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 523Advanced Composition
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 592Research
MTC 598Special Topics
MTC 599Thesis
MTC 723Advanced Composition
MTC 790Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
MTC 799Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 323Composition
MTC 495Final Project
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 523Advanced Composition
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 592Research
MTC 598Special Topics
MTC 599Thesis
MTC 723Advanced Composition
MTC 790Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
MTC 799Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 792Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 321Tonal Counterpoint
MTC 323Composition
MTC 429Canon and Fugue
MTC 495Final Project
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 523Advanced Composition
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 592Research
MTC 598Special Topics
MTC 599Thesis
MTC 723Advanced Composition
MTC 790Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
MTC 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 123Beginning Composition
MTC 323Composition
MTC 495Final Project
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 523Advanced Composition
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 592Research
MTC 598Special Topics
MTC 599Thesis
MTC 723Advanced Composition
MTC 790Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
MTC 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 792Research
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 321Tonal Counterpoint
MTC 323Composition
MTC 43020th-Century Counterpoint
MTC 495Final Project
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 523Advanced Composition
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 592Research
MTC 598Special Topics
MTC 599Thesis
MTC 723Advanced Composition
MTC 790Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
MTC 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 321Tonal Counterpoint
MTC 323Composition
MTC 429Canon and Fugue
MTC 495Final Project
MTC 499Individualized Instruction
MTC 523Advanced Composition
MTC 590Reading and Conference
MTC 592Research
MTC 598Special Topics
MTC 599Thesis
MTC 723Advanced Composition
MTC 790Reading and Conference
MTC 792Research
MTC 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MTC 792Research
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