Events Manager, School of Music
102 School of Music
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2504
Zachary Hazelwood is the Production Coordinator at Louisiana State University. He holds degrees from Louisiana State University (PhD in Music Theory, 2014), the University of South Carolina (M.M. in Music Theory, 2009), and Jacksonville State University (BA in Music Education, 2007). He has taught at LSU as instructor of music since 2013. He previously held a graduate teaching assistantship in Music Theory at LSU (2010-13) and a band graduate assistantship at USC (2007-2009).
In his dissertation, “Music, Action, and Narrative in Film: An Energetic and Gestural Approach to Film Music Analysis,” he created several energetic models to link action and narrative events to musical gestures in film music. He has presented his film music and energetic analysis research at regional conferences throughout the United States. He is also interested in compositional theories of music, particularly those of Arnold Schoenberg and Paul Hindemith. Hazelwood is also a successful composer. He has written a variety of orchestral, chamber, and solo works of various styles with performances by professional and university ensembles and artists throughout the United States.