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Ryan Homsey


He is a composer who is teaching in his 14th year as Lecturer of Music in the Conservatory of Music’s studio composition program.

Research Interests

Higher Education:

  • Academic Advising Theory
  • Student Development Theory
  • Strategic Planning and Assessment
  • Diversity Leadership and Leadership Development


  • Minimalism, Post-Minimalism
  • Music Theory
  • 16th-Century Vocal Polyphony
  • Contemporary Opera

Representative Courses

  • First-Year Seminar (EDG 1030)
  • College Success Seminar (IDI 1560)
  • Discovering the Arts (AOA 1000)
  • Models III (MCO 2110)
  • Studio Arranging II (MCO 3555)
  • Studio Composition Master Class (MCO 4120)
  • Private Study: Composition (MPE 5110)


Ring Out Wild Bells, for SATB chorus and celesta, available from GIA Publications