Biography & other information
MIT Professor of Music, 1971-2005
Pianist, Music Theorist
Jeanne Bamberger (b. 1924) is Professor Emerita of Music and Urban Education at MIT. She taught music theory and music cognition at MIT 1971-2005. A student of pianist Artur Schnabel, she has performed extensively as soloist and in chamber music ensembles. She studied music theory with composers Ernst Krenek and Roger Sessions. Her research interests include musical development and learning in both children and adults. Among her many publications are the books The Mind Behind the Musical Ear (1995) and Developing Musical Intuitions (2000).