CURRICULUM VITAE – MICHAEL SCHUTZ, PhD


CREDENTIALS

  • Assistant Professor, Music, McMaster University
  • Director, MAPLE (Music, Acoustics, Perception, and LEarning) Lab
  • Core Member, MIMM

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Seeing Music:
  • Computer Aided Analysis of Music
  • Linguistic-musical parallels
  • Tone envelope
  • Pedagogical publications
  • Rhythm and motion

RESEARCH GRANTS

  • 2010 NSERC Discovery Grant ($95,000)
  • 2009 Arts Research Board research grant, ($7,000)
  • 2009 Arts Research Board travel grant ($1,142)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Kubovy, M. & Schutz, M. (2010). Causality and Objects in Vision and Audition. Review of Philosophy & Psychology.

Schutz, M. & Kubovy, M. (2009). Causality and cross-modal integration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 35, 1791-1810.

Armontrout, J. Schutz, M., & Kubovy, M. (2009).  Visual determinants of a cross-modal illusion.  Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 71,  1618-1627.

Schutz, M. & Kubovy, M. (2009). Deconstructing a musical illusion.  Point-light representations capture salient properties of impact motions.  Canadian Acoustics, 37, 23-28. [invited submission].

Schutz, M. (2008). Seeing Music? What musicians need to know about vision. Empirical Musicology Review. 3 (3), 83 – 108. [Invited submission].

Schutz, M., Huron, D., Keeton, K., & Loewer, G. (2008). The Happy Xylophone: Acoustic affordances restrict an emotional palette. Empirical Musicology Review, 3 (3), 126 – 135.

Schutz, M. and Lipscomb, S. (2007) Vision Influences Perceived Note Length. Perception 36 (6), 888 – 897.

Schutz, M. (2002) Computer Aided Analysis of Post-Tonal Music, Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review, 9 (1), 9 – 40. *** Winner of the Edythe Portz Prize for best overall submission of 2002

Schutz, M. (2009). The Mind of the Listener: Acoustics, Perception and the Musical Experience. Percussive Notes, 47, 22-28.

Schutz, M., & Kubovy, M. (2007). Seeing Music: Do we hear silent gestures? Invited lay-language version of technical paper presented at the 153rd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Available online at http://www.acoustics.org/press/153rd/schutz.html.

Schutz, M. (2005). CrossTalk: Technology in the College Percussion Curriculum, Percussive Notes, 43 (3).

Schutz, M. (2001). Princeton Marimba Festival, Percussive News (November, 2001).