- Associate Professor; Theory/Composition Division Coordinator
- Ph.D., Louisiana State University
- M.M., Louisiana State University
- B.M., Loyola University
- Department: Music
- Office: Foster 201
- Mailing Address: Foster 101
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 859-622-1346
- Web Page: http://people.eku.edu/couvillont/
- Expert Areas: Music Theory, Composition
Thomas Couvillon is an Assistant Professor in the EKU Department of Music, where he serves as coordinator of music theory and composition studies. His works have been performed in venues throughout the South and Southwest, including the Music Nouvelle Festival, the High Voltage Electro-Acoustic Music Festival, the 12 Nights Electronic Music Festival, the Festival of New Music at Louisiana State University and at regional and national conferences of the Society of Composers. His music has also been broadcast as part of a regional public radio concert series. In March 2007, he was commissioned to compose music for Where the River Bends, a three-hour documentary televised statewide on Kentucky Educational Television. In 2008, the Kiev Philharmonic recorded his Aria for Orchestra for Volume 17 of the Masterworks of the New Era CD series. Dr. Couvillon was recently selected as the winner of the 2011 Kentucky Music Teachers Association Commisioned Composer competition.
In addition to composing music for a wide variety of traditional media, Dr. Couvillon has done significant work in the fields of electronic music and multimedia. In 2005, he was commissioned by the Sam Houston State University Dance department to provide the score for Return to the Land, a combination of dance, electronic music, and video, which was performed at the DiverseWorks Theatre in Houston, Texas. His most recent project, Broken Beauty, combines digitally-generated video imagery with original electronic music.
Dr. Couvillon's music theory research interests include the music of Schoenberg, Mahler, Schubert and Schumann. He has presented papers at Music Theory Midwest and at the South Central, Rocky Mountain and Texas regional theory societies.
Dr. Couvillon has previously held teaching positions at Sam Houston State University, Arizona State University, and Tulane University. Dr. Couvillon holds the Ph. D. degree in composition and music theory from Louisiana State University.
|MUS 262||Musicianship IV||TR 9:30am-10:20am||Foster Building 300||Spring 2018|
|MUS 282||Theory IV||MWF 9:05am-9:55am||Foster Building 212||Spring 2018|
|MUS 283||Beginning Composition||F 3:35pm-4:25pm||Foster Building 212||Spring 2018|
|MUS 481||Tonal Counterpoint||TR 11:00am-12:15pm||Foster Building 303||Spring 2018|
|MUS 483||Composition||F 3:35pm-4:25pm||Foster Building 212||Spring 2018|
|MUS 889||Advanced Composition I||Foster Building 322||Spring 2018|
|MUS 890||Advanced Composition II||Spring 2018|
|MUS 896||Spec Proj in Comp, Pedagogy||Foster Building 314||Spring 2018|