Dr Sebastian Wedler

Departmental Lecturer, Faculty of Music; Director of Studies for Music, Merton College; Stipendiary Lecturer in Music, University College


Sebastian Wedler is Departmental Lecturer in the Faculty of Music at the University of Oxford, where he also acts as Director of Studies for Music at Merton College and Stipendiary Lecturer in Music at University College. Before joining the Faculty, he was Junior Research Fellow at St. Hilda’s College and Stipendiary Lecturer at The Queen’s College. A graduate from the University of Oxford, he received scholarships from the Arts and Humanities Research Council UK and Merton College, as well as a research fellowship from the Paul Sacher Foundation, Switzerland. He was also elected Prize Scholar at Merton College and is the winner of the ‘Link 2 Future’ Award from the Institute of Psychoanalysis Zurich (PSZ). In recognition of his teaching, he was shortlisted for Outstanding Tutor in the Humanities by the Oxford University Student Union in 2017.

Research Seminar at the Faculty of Music

(with Professor Jonathan Cross) Oxford Seminar in Music Theory & Analysis

Teaching at the Faculty of Music

Undergraduate Lectures

Analysis Portfolio
Beethoven: Between History and Myth
Extended Essay
Musical Analysis and Criticism

Graduate Seminars

Epistemologies of Music Theory and Analysis
(with Professor Eric Clarke) Aesthetics


Postal Address
Dr Sebastian Wedler
Merton College
Merton Street
United Kingdom
Faculty of Music, upper floor
Merton College, Merton Street 6, Room 7

Phone: +44 (0)1865 286494