Robert Willey

Robert Willey

Associate Professor of Music

Phone:765-285-5537

Room:MI 211


Robert Willey received his MA degree in computer music and PhD in theoretical studies from the University of California, San Diego. After assisting a music technology exchange program for five years between UCSD's Center for Music Experiment, Stanford University, and a studio in Buenos Aires funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, he spent two years in Brazil as a Fulbright Scholar and visiting professor. After returning to the U.S. Willey taught popular music theory, computer literacy, and rock band at the State University of New York - Oneonta for three years, and then spent ten years at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette teaching music theory, technology, synthesis, recording, live sound, music appreciation, music industry, and jazz combo. At BSU he teaches music business, songwriting, and senior projects.

He has published books on Creole fiddle, Brazilian piano, music technology, music industry, music appreciation, and the history of Rock and Roll. Other interests include playing keyboards, composing, producing, facilitating community music, arranging the music of Scott Joplin and Conlon Nancarrow, and time management.


Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Survey of the Music 100 1 1230 - 1345 T R AT, room 183
Survey of the Music 100 800 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Songwriting 301 1 1100 - 1150 T R MI, room 216
MMP Project and Reci 495 1 0000 - 0000
MMP Project and Reci 495 1 1500 - 1550 W MI, room 223A