Area: Music Education
Mason Hall 3175
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2012
Richard S. Webb (B.M., Performance, Bowling Green State University; M.M., Viola, University of Cincinnati College‐Conservatory of Music; Ph.D., Music Education, Northwestern University) is currently Assistant Professor of Music Education (strings) at the State University of New York at Fredonia. He has also taught graduate courses for the online programs at the University of Florida and Boston University, and string pedagogy at DePaul University in Chicago. Prior to his work in academia, he was an orchestra teacher in the state of Ohio for 13 years. He recently completed his doctoral disserta on, Construc on of Musical Understandings: An Explora on of Peer Tutoring in the School Orchestra Program, while serving as a contributor to the Northwestern University Center for the Study of Education and the Musical Experience. His research interests include peer teaching and learning in music and student‐centered approaches in the large ensemble. Dr. Webb has contributed to the recently published Musicianship: Composing in the Band & Orchestra (Chicago, GIA), and a forthcoming GIA text on improvisation in the school instrumental ensemble. Recent publications and presentations include those for the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, The American String Teacher, the College Music Society, ASTA, and universities and music education organizations in California, Colorado, New York, Massachusetts, and Ohio. Dr. Webb was recently elected President-elect of the New York ASTA.
Music Education; String Class Pedagogy
Peer Teaching and Learning in Music; Student-Centered Learning
- National Association for Music Education