Robert Willey
Robert Willey
Associate Professor of Music


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 WB, room 300
Acoustics 125 1 1100 - 1150 M W F WB, room 142
Acoustics 125 2 0900 - 0950 M W F WB, room 142
Songwriting 301 1 1100 - 1150 T R MI, room 216
Principal Study 201 56 0000 - 0000
Principal Study 201 56 1300 - 1350 M MI, room 104
Secondary Study 202 56 0000 - 0000
Secondary Study (Pia 325 56 0000 - 0000