Ph.D., Northwestern University
Richard S. Webb, Ph.D., earned degrees in viola performance from Bowling Green State University and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, studying viola with Bernard Linden, Nathan Gordon, Pamela Ryan, and Masao Kawasaki; conducting with Robert Spano and Emily Freeman Brown; and chamber music with members of the LaSalle Quartet. After a decade of public school orchestra teaching in the State of Ohio, he earned a Ph.D. in Music Education from Northwestern University. Dr. Webb currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music at the State University of New York at Fredonia, teaching courses in music education. He is a published music education scholar, active string clinician, and guest conductor, working with festival and all-state orchestras around the United States. He has also served on the faculties of DePaul University in Chicago, The University of Massachusetts Amherst, and The University of Florida (online). Dr. Webb is the director of the SUNY-Fredonia Summer Music Festival String Camp, and currently serves as the President of the New York chapter of the American String Teachers Association.
Music Education; String Class Pedagogy
Research-Informed Clinics and Presentations for Practitioners
- American String Teachers Association
- National Association for Music Education