OSU Navigation Bar

The Ohio State University

School of Music

Hubert Léveillé Gauvin

Hubert Léveillé Gauvin is a PhD student in music theory at the Ohio State University. He’s interested in compositional and production practices in popular music. More specifically, his work examines paradigmatic changes in socio-cultural and economic environments and their impact on music. 

 

EDUCATION
 
McGill University, Montréal (QC)   2015
M.A., Music Theory
Advisors: Profs. Nicole Biamonte and Jonathan Wild
 
McGill University, Montréal (QC)   2012
B.Mus., Music Theory, Music History (minor)
 
 
PUBLICATIONS
 

Léveillé Gauvin, H. (2017). Drawing listener attention in popular music: Testing five musical features arising from the theory of attention economy. Musicae Scientiae, Prepublished March 1, 2017. doi: 10.1177/1029864917698010 [html]

Devaney, J., & Léveillé Gauvin, H. (2016). Representing and Linking Music Performance Data with Score Information. In Proceedings of the 3rd International workshop on Digital Libraries for Musicology, pp. 1-8. [pdf]

Léveillé Gauvin, H. (2016). Changing Use of Seventh Chords: A Replication of Mauch et al. (2015). Empirical Musicology Review, 11(1), 103-107. [pdf]

Léveillé Gauvin, H., D. Huron, and D. Shanahan. (2016). On the Role of Semitone Intervals in Melodic Organization: Yearning vs. Baby Steps. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco, USA, pp. 727-731. [pdf]

Léveillé Gauvin, H. (2016). ‘C’est le début d’un temps nouveau:’ une recherche empirique sur l’évolution des pratiques musicales dans la musique populaire des années 60. Musique et pédagogie, 30(2): 14-15.
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. (2015). The Times They Were A-Changin’: A Database-Driven Approach to the Evolution of Musical Syntax in Popular Music from the 1960s. Empirical Musicology Review, 10(3): 215-238. [pdf]
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. (2015). Three Empirical Studies on the Evolution of Musical Syntax in Popular Music from the 1960s. M.A. Thesis, McGill University, Canada. [pdf]
 
 
PRESENTATIONS & POSTER SESSIONS
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. “Drawing listener attention in popular music: Testing five musical features arising from the theory of attention economy,”
Paper presented at the IASPM-US Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH (February 23-26, 2017)
Paper presented at the 31st Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, Columbus, OH (March 3, 2017)
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H., L. Reymore, A. Brinkman, N. Chr. Hansen, and A. Karakurt. “Sad and Angry Lyrics in Popular Music,”
Paper presented at the Music Informatics Interest Group of the Society for Music Theory Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada (November 3-6, 2016)
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H, D. Huron, and D. Shanahan. On the Role of Semitone Intervals in Melodic Organization: Yearning vs. Baby Steps. 
Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco, CA (July 5-9, 2016)
 
Devaney, J., and H. Léveillé Gauvin. Encoding Music Performance Data.
Paper presented at the 2016 Music Encoding Conference, Montréal, QC (May 17-20, 2016)
 
Duinker, B., and H. Léveillé Gauvin. Trends in Music Theory Scholarship: A Corpus Study.
• Poster presented at the CIRMMT Student Conference, Montréal, QC (June 1,2016)[poster] [handout]
• Poster presented at the Music Theory Midwest 27th Annual Conference, Fayetteville, AR (May 6-7, 2016)
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. Le demi-ton, intervalle instable: utilisation contrastante de la médiante et de la sus-dominante dans les modes majeurs et mineurs.
Paper presented at the McGill Music Graduate Symposium, Montréal, QC (March 18-20, 2016)
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. The Most Modern of the Moderns: Conceptualizing Form through Nested Repetitions in the Third Movement of Sibelius’s Fourth Symphony.
Paper presented at the MUSCAN 2015 Annual Conference. Ottawa, Canada (June 5, 2015)
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. A Change is Gonna Come: Three Empirical Studies on the Evolution of Harmonic Syntax in Popular Music from the 1960s.
Paper presented at the IASPM-Canada 32nd Annual Conference, Ottawa, Canada (May 30, 2015)
Poster presented at the CIRMMT Student Conference, Montréal, Canada (May 28, 2015) [poster]
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. Keep Calm and Consider a Computational Approach: Creating Bridges Between Computer Science and Musicology.
Paper presented at the CIRMMT Workshop on Digital Musicology: Revisiting the Collaborative Process between Music Researchers and Computer Programmers, Montréal, Canada (March 20, 2015)
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. Liederkreis der Beatles: Cyclic Connections Between ‘No Reply,’ ‘I’m Loser,’ and ‘Baby’s in Black.’
Paper presented at the IASPM-Canada 31st Annual Conference, Québec City, Canada (May 24, 2014)
 
Léveillé Gauvin, H. (Re)Thinking about Cryptocycles: Applying Korsyn’s Model to Popular Music.
Paper presented at the Graduate Student Conference of University of Toronto, Canada (March 30, 2014) 
 
 
E-MAIL ADDRESS
leveillegauvin.1 [at] osu.edu