Janna Saslaw

Associate Professor of Music Theory

Janna Saslaw
Office Location
252 Communications/Music Complex
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
School of Music
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 8
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 865-2138
Fax Number
(504) 865-2852
E-mail Address


Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A., and B.A., Columbia University

Short Bio

Dr. Janna Saslaw’s work focuses on cognitive issues throughout the history of music theory and on jazz, especially jazz theory. Her articles have appeared in The Journal of Music Theory, Music Theory Spectrum, Musica scientiae, Theory and Practice, Theoria, Current Musicology, Studies in Music from Western Ontario, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and in a volume of essays from Cambridge University Press, "Music Theory in the Age of Romanticism." She speaks regularly at regional and national Society for Music Theory and other conferences. She has been with the College of Music faculty since 1996.

Courses Taught

  • Student composers' forum
  • Music Theory
  • Form and Analysis
  • Style and Analysis
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