Dr. 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.