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Richard Repp holds a Ph.D. in Technology-Based Music Instruction from
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a Master of Music in Performance
(Voice) with an emphasis in Arts Technology from Illinois State University, a
BS in Music and Mathematics (Dual Degree) from Illinois State, and an AA and AS
from William Rainey Harper College. He studied recording at the Recording
Workshop in Chillicothe, OH, completing the Recording Engineering and Music
Production Program, the Studio Maintenance and Troubleshooting Program, the
Advanced Recording Engineering and Music Production Program, and the NewTech
Computer-Based Audio Production Program. He is a certified TI-ME instructor,
and is also a certified McClosky Voice Technician (CMVT). He is also a certified Pro Tools Operator in Music.
Publication credits include Journal of Technology and Music
Learning, Bulletin of the Council of Research in Music Instruction, the College
Music Society Symposium, and Learning and Leading with Technology. He has
presented at conferences for the Association for Technology in music
Instruction (ATMI) Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI-ME),
Technological Directions in Music Learning (TDML), and the College Music
Society (CMS), among others. His research interests include teaching
applications of technology in university and K-12 settings, incorporation of
professional audio into the music technology curriculum, curriculum
development, and the use of technology to teach voice.
At Full Sail University in Winter Park (Orlando) Florida, Repp has deigned and taught the
course Musical Theory and Education Applications in the
Educational Media Design and Technology Master of Science degree program, and also taught Music and Audio for Instructional Design in the Instructional Design and Technology program. He has also taught Music Theory I and Digital Literacy courses.
At Georgia Southern University, Repp developed the Master of Music in Music Technology
Degree and undergraduate degrees and certificates in music technology. He maintained the recording studio, Music Computer-assisted Instruction Lab, and Electronic/Digital Music Studios.
While at Terra State College in Ohio, Repp implemented a new
college music program, centering the degrees on music technology. He developed
a Masters of Music degree with an emphasis in Music Technology, and a BS in
Information Technology with a second discipline of Music Technology at Georgia
Repp has also taught adjunct or part time courses in a number of institutions both on line and face to face. Part time work include Alabam State University, the University of Phoenix, Music Industry Institute, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Professional service includes serving as a Treasurer for
ATMI, Technology Chair for the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) In-service
Conferences, being a member of the College Music Society Community College Task
Force, and serving as Electronic Publications Editor for the McClosky Institute
Repp was born in Chicago, but moved to Georgia at an early
age. He presently resides in Longwood Florida, teaching, performing music, and investing in property. He has spent about half of his life in the South and half in the Midwest.
As a singer, he has performed with the Toledo Opera, Illinois Opera
Theater, Augusta Opera, Orlando Opera, and the Florida Opera Theatre. He teaches private voice and guitar students from his studio and local music shops. He enjoys traveling, singing in both professional and amateur
contexts, playing guitar with friends, the outdoors, and music of all styles.