Aaron Copland School of Music Faculty

   Raymond Erickson (Professor)

Fields of Study:
performance (harpsichord), historical performance practice

Degrees and Studies:
Ph.D., Yale University

Biographical Information:
Raymond Erickson. Piano student of Margaretha Lohmann and Nadia Reisenberg; harpsichord student of Ralph Kirkpatrick and Albert Fuller. Founding Director, Aaron Copland School of Music; Dean of Arts and Humanities, 1993-2000. Member, Ph.D. and D.M.A. faculty, CUNY Graduate School. Teaching concentrations: medieval, and baroque music; harpsichord; historical performance practice; improvisation; and interdisciplinary studies. Books on computer applications in musicology (The DARMS Manual, 1976), medieval music theory (Musica enchiriadis and Scolica enchiriadis, 1995), and Schubert's Vienna (editor, 1997). Contributor to The New Grove revised edition. Concerts as harpsichordist and pianist all over the US as well as Germany and Italy; several recordings. Director, Aston Magna Interdisciplinary Academies (1978). Fellowships and grants: IBM Systems Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow, NEH Major Research Grant, Director of thirteen NEH-funded summer institutes for US college teachers and related public outreach programs, Special Residency at National Humanities Center. Honors include election to Omicron Delta Kappa and Phi Beta Kappa (Honorary) and the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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