Yiqing Mitty Ma

Music Theory


Yiqing Ma is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Music Theory at the University of Michigan. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, where she co-authored Basic Music Technology: An Introduction with her colleagues there, published by Springer in 2018. She has presented on music emotion in lyrics at the Society of Music Perception and Cognition and Psychonomic Society. Her current research explores how vocal timbre facilitates the construction of female identities in Japanese Popular Music. Outside of academia, Ma enjoys performing the carillon between the two bell towers in Ann Arbor.

Contact: yqm@umich.edu


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