Dana Richardson

Membership: LICA, SCI, ASCAP
Email: richardson_dana@hotmail.com
Web Page: www.danarichardson.org
Dana Dimitri Richardson was born in Long Beach California in 1953. His music has been broadcast over more than 70 radio stations in the U.S. and Greece including WNYC and ERT, Athens, where he spent three years teaching music theory. During that period he was interviewed by Bobby Kanas on ERT and became a member of the Greek Composer’s Union
His record released on the Dionysian label in 1987 features The American Chamber Ensemble. Between 1990-1991 he wrote and produced a monthly series of two-hour programs on WBAI-FM that explored the relation between music and society. After earning a Ph.D. in Theory and Composition from New York University in 2001, he taught at Fredonia College and New York University. Since then he has taught music theory and history at Cooper Union, Nassau Community College, and Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. His essay on his original system for musical composition “Syntonality” is published online by the Goldberg Stiftung and has been accepted for publication by The International Journal of Musicology.
He is also a published poet whose Aphrodite and Other Poems is available on Amazon.com. His music is available at richardson_dana@ hotmail.com. For more information on Dana Richardson, please go to www.danarichardson.org.