Richard Nelson is assistant organist at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights. He is active as a theorist, accompanist, organist and harpsichordist. A specialist in eighteenth-century music, he is a published author and composer. In addition, he has been a reader for the GRE in Music and for the AP Test in Music Theory.
- BM cum laude and MM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
- PhD, Eastman School of Music
- Studied harmony and Solfège, Conservatoire Americaine, Fontainebleau, France (with Nadia Boulanger)
Cleveland Institute of Music
Former associate professor of music
Eastman School of Music