Eric Ring

 

Adjunct Professor of Music Theory and Ensembles

Eric RingDr. Ring undertook his undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa, where he graduated with a B.A. in History and a B.M. in bassoon performance. His graduate education includes an M.A. degree in Bassoon Performance from Western Illinois University, and a D.M.A. in Bassoon Performance and Pedagogy (with a Music Theory Pedagogy Minor) from the University of Iowa. His major professors include Ronald Tyree, Douglas Huff, and Benjamin Coelho. Prior to his arrival at Webster, Dr. Ring was the third bassoonist/contrabassoonist with the Cedar Rapids Symphony. He has also performed with the Des Moines Metro Opera, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony, and the Nova Singers, and is a former member of the Beaufort Chamber Orchestra and the Parris Island Marine Band.