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Richard Perry

Dr. Richard Perry

Associate Professor


Richard H. Perry is Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he directs the tuba-euphonium ensemble and performs with the Southern Arts Brass Quintet. He was previously on the faculties of the University of Montevallo and Birmingham-Southern College. Dr. Perry hold degrees from Tennessee Technological University (B.S., Music Education), the University of Illinois (MM, Tuba), and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (DMA, Tuba). His principal teachers were R. Winston Morris, Fritz Kaenzig, and John Stevens. Dr. Perry has been active as a clinician, performer, and adjudicator throughout the United States. He has appeared as a soloist and featured performer at numerous regional, national, and international conferences.

  • DMA - University of Wisconsin-Madison (1996)
  • MM - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1989)
  • BS - Tennessee Technological University (1987)

MUP 238, 438, 638, 838 (Applied Euphonium)
MUP 241, 441, 641, 841 (Applied Tuba)
MUP 474 (Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble) (Studio Ensemble)
MUS 446, 546 (Low Brass Literature)
MUP 458, 558 (Low Brass Pedagogy)

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Areas of Expertise

Tuba, Euphonium, Tuba-Euphonium Ensembles, Low Brass Literature and Pedagogy