Head, Theory Department, received a Bachelor of Music degree, cum laude, and a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a Ph.D. from Eastman School of Music. He studied harmony and Solfège with Nadia Boulanger, Conservatoire Americaine, Fontainebleau, France. He is former associate professor of music at Mercer University and former instructor at Eastman School of Music. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Music Theory, Gamut, Journal of Musicological Research and the College Music Society Symposium. He has presented papers at regional and national meetings of the Society for Music Theory, American Musicological Society, College Music Society, and others. He is former president of the Georgia Association of Music Theorists and Music Theory Southeast, and a published composer. He is a reader for the Graduate Record Examination in Music and for the Advanced Placement Test in Music for the Educational Testing Service of Princeton, New Jersey. He is a member of the Association of Anglican Musicians, Society for Music Theory, and the American Guild of Organists. He was appointed to the CIM faculty in 1996.
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Preparatory and Continuing Education
Dean, Preparatory and Continuing Education
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Building hours may differ from branch to branch.
The Next Generation
October 8, 2014, 11:30 am
Westwood Country Club, 22625 Detroit Rd, Rocky River
A CIM Women's Committee Musical Luncheon
Orchestra | CIM@HOME
October 8, 2014, 8:00 pm
Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
Carl Topilow, conductor
Rebekah Efthimiou, harp, student artist
UCWE/CWRU Symphonic Winds Concert
October 12, 2014, 3:00 pm
University Circle Wind Ensemble
CWRU Symphonic Winds
Dr. Gary M. Ciepluch, conductor
Music of Hindemith, Sparke, Camphouse and Orff