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Richard Strasser is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Music and Entertainment Industry Studies program at the University of Colorado Denver. Prior to this position he was Associate professor of Music Industry and founder and director of the Master of Music Industry Leadership program 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. 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. 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. His areas of research include organizational development, music management and performing arts administration.