Department Name 
Music Composition, History, and Theory

Office Location 
Williamson Hall 36
Mailing Address 
101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540

Ronald A.  Hemmel

Professor of music theory and composition, Director, Music Computing Center. BM cum laude, Westminster Choir College; MM, James Madison University; MPhil, PhD, Rutgers University; Fellow of the American Guild of Organists. Studied composition with Rolv Yttrehus and Noel DaCosta; computer composition with Charles Wuorinen; organ with Robert Carwithen and Richard McPherson. Member of Society for Music Theory; The College Music Society; American Guild of Organists; American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; Association for Technology in Music Instruction; Pi Kappa Lambda. Compositions published by Yelton Rhodes Music and Transcontinental Music Publications. First prize in composition, James Madison University (1986); Marion Johnson Fellowship, Rutgers University (1988-92). Active in musical theater and as organ recitalist. Assistant University organist, Princeton University (1997-98). Faculty, Westminster Choir College of Rider University (1994).