357 Ryder Hall
Richard Strasser, DMA
Graduate Coordinator, Music Industry Leadership; Associate Professor, Music Industry
Richard Strasser is an Associate Professor of Music Industry at Northeastern University. Dr. Strasser is a graduate from the Australian National University with a Bachelor of Music (distinction) and a Graduate Diploma in Music. After winning both the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Award and the Arts Council of Australia Scholarship, he continued his studies at the Manhattan School of Music, where he received a Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degree. Richard Strasser also has an arts administration degree from New York University. Dr. Strasser has served as a faculty member of numerous universities including John Cabot University in Rome, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and as Coordinator of the Music Business program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Strasser served on the Board of Director’s for the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association, the Cultural Organization of Lowell and the working group for the development for national music industry education standards for the National Association of Schools of Music. He is author of “The Savvy Studio Owner” published by Hal Leonard books, “Music Business: The Key Concepts”, and “The Music Business and Recording Industry” with Routledge. Richard is the recipient of the 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award at Northeastern University.