Dr. Peter Hulen | Webster University

Peter Hulen, Ph.D.

Music theory, musicianship, composition

Peter HulenPeter Hulen received the Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of Tulsa, where he studied with Theodore Hansen and William Heinrichs. He received the Master of Music in Composition and Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, where he studied with William Mac Davis and Claude L. Bass. He received an Intermediate Certificate in Mandarin Chinese from the Beijing International Studies University. And, he received the Doctor of Philosophy in Music from Michigan State University, where he studied with Mark Sullivan, Charles Ruggiero, and Jere Hutcheson.

Dr. Hulen has taught music theory, composition, and electronic/computer music in context of a large, doctoral-granting, research-intensive university, in the community college system, and at a small, private liberal arts college. He Professor of Music Emeritus at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana where he was Chair of the Music Department, and where he created a Minor in Electronic Music.

Dr. Hulen is a composer of mostly electronic music, and is active in the International Computer Music Association (ICMA), the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS), and the Society of Composers, Incorporated (SCI). He performs or attends performances of his music several times each year in the USA and abroad, at conferences and festivals dedicated to new music, electronic and otherwise.

Dr. Hulen relocated to St. Louis in 2018. He is very pleased to be teaching at Webster University, in an excellent Music Department not unlike that from his own, deeply valued undergraduate experience.