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Dr. Elyse Kahler

Adjunt Assistant Professor
Area: Music Composition

Phone: 817-272-3471
Email: elyse.kahler@uta.edu
Office Location: 307
Degree(s): D.M.A. from Texas Tech University (Music Composition); M.A. from University of North Texas (Music Composition); B.M. from West Texas A&M University (Music Composition and Education)
Mentis Profile: https://mentis.uta.edu/explore/profile/elyse-kahler



Elyse Kahler is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Arlington.  Dr. Kahler writes for a variety of ensembles and levels, and has particular interests in fun and engaging music for middle school students and inspiring music for the modern church. Recent projects include a commission from the Lubbock Chorale (Parallax) with text by Allison Boye, Height Difference Duo (The Hobbit and the Elf), Freedom to Be for The Phoenix Project, From the Ashes, and Perspectives, a chamber work with dance and film in collaboration with Anne Wharton. Dr. Kahler is also passionate about music composition pedagogy and is currently researching methods to discuss the creative process with composition students. During the summers, Dr. Kahler teaches music theory at the Interlochen Arts Camp in Interlochen, MI. For more information, please visit www.elysekahler.com