Richard Webb

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Richard Webb

Music Education/Strings

Richard.Webb@fredonia.edu

Mason Hall 3175
716-673-4986 phone
716-673-3154 fax

Bio:

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 dissertation, Construction of Musical Understandings: An Exploration 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.

Bio:

Richard S. Webb (B.M., Bowling Green State University; M.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Ph.D., Northwestern University) has served on the faculties of The State University of New York at Fredonia, the University of Florida MMME Program, DePaul University and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, teaching courses in instrumental music education, string pedagogy, creative thinking in music and graduate research. Prior to his collegiate teaching experience, he was a music educator in the state of Ohio for 13 years. He recently completed his doctoral dissertation, “Construction of Musical Understandings: An Exploration of Peer Tutoring in the School Orchestra Program,” while serving as a contributor to the Center for the Study of Education and the Musical Experience (CSEME) at Northwestern University. His research interests include peer teaching and learning in music, and student engagement in the music classroom. His most recent research-based article for practitioners, “Learning by Teaching/Addressing a Need: Peer Tutoring in Your Orchestra Program,” was published in the August, 2012 issue of the American String Teacher. He has also contributed a chapter to the recently published GIA text "Musicianship: Composing in the Band & Orchestra." 2013-14 clinics and presentations included The College Music Society, the Massachusetts Music Educators Association and the Ohio Music Education Association.

 
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