Department of Music

Dr. Ken Metz

Dr. Ken MetzDr. Ken Metz teaches music theory, composition, orchestration, and counterpoint. He received his MM in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Ph.D. in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Composition from Texas Tech University, where he also served as a full-time instructor of music theory and jazz. His main research interest is in the relationship of number theory to music theory. He is active as a composer and his music has been performed at music festivals and concerts across the country. He has recently published a textbook Fundamentals for Aspiring Musicians, co-authored with Dr. Robert J. Frank of Southern Methodist University, which is available on Amazon.


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