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).