Ryan McCulloch is pursuing a PhD in music theory and a concurrent master’s in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies. His interests in music include the intersection of Soviet music and music theory, history of music theory, and intellectual history with an emphasis in sociology. He has conducted research in several Moscow archives on the music of Shostakovich and Boleslav Yavorsky’s Theory of Modal Rhythm. He holds a BM in Composition from Berklee College of Music and an MM in composition from Carnegie Mellon. He continues to perform and teach regularly as a guitarist.
- SMR at SMT 2019 – November 12, 2019
- Ryan McCulloch presents at the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium – April 03, 2019
- Ryan McCulloch: Shostakovich Research in Moscow – June 14, 2018
- Ryan McCulloch's Research in Moscow – October 27, 2017