Michiel Schuijer is Head of Research at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and Head of the Composition and Music Theory department. Schuijer focuses his research on the juncture of music theory, historical musicology, performance, and heritage. His book Analyzing Atonal Music: Pitch-Class Set Theory and Its Contexts (University of Rochester Press, 2008) was awarded the Emerging Scholar Award of the American Society for Music Theory in 2010. With John Koslovsky, he edited a volume titled Music Performance Encounters: Collaboration and Confrontations (Routledge, forthcoming). He is project leader of the Academies for Musicology and Musicianship in Amsterdam (AMMA) and Utrecht (AMMU): two study programmes offered jointly by a conservatory and a university.