Richard Hermann, Ph.D., holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, Yale University, the New England Conservatory and Drake University in the areas of Music Theory, Composition, and Music Education.
He is published as a theorist (Music Theory Online, Theory and Practice, Sonus, the Journal of Musicological Research and Winds Quarterly and was a contributing editor to the volume of essays entitled Concert Music, Rock, and Jazz since 1945: Essays and Analytical Studies Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 1995 and as a composer (Ken Dorn Publications). His compositions have been recorded by National Public Radio and performed in major musical centers such as Bejing, Boston, Madrid, and New York.
He has lectured on musical topics from the seventeenth through twentieth centuries before professional organizations and for major conferences such as the American Musicological Society, the Society for Music, Theory, Austria 996-1996: Music in a Changing Society, the Music Theory Society of New York State, and the New England Conference of Music Theorists.
He has also served as a board member, editorial board member, chair, or member of the program committees for the Arnold Schoenberg Institute, GAMUT (Journal of the Georgia Association of Music Theorists), the Music Theory Society of New York State, and the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory.
Previous to joining the faculty of the University New Mexico, he taught at the Eastman School of Music, Ithaca College, Yale University, and the Berklee College of Music. Professor Hermann teaches various music theory courses at UNM. At the 1997 Composers’ Symposium, Las Cantantes women’s chorus performed a piece composed by Dr. Hermann.
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