Professor of Music Theory and Composition

Dean Roush earned his BFA from Ohio University; his MM from Bowling Green State University, and his DMA from The Ohio State University. Roush is a former National Science Foundation research associate in computer music, and a former instructor of theory and composition at Bowling Green State University. He has several published research articles, compositions, and arrangements. His works for solo harp have been performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Israel and are recorded on the Orion label.  A compact disc of his The Dove Descending for flute and organ has been released on the Summit Records label.  

Dr. Roush is active in College Music Society, Society for Music Theory, and Society of Composers. Awards include the 1995 Individual Artist Fellowship in Music Composition from the Kansas Arts Commission and winner  of the 2002 William D. Revelli Memorial Band Composition Contest for the work "Illuminations."  He was Composer-in-residence at the 1999 NOW New Music Festival at Capital University, in Columbus, Ohio.