Richard England B.M., M.M., Ed.D., post-doctoral studies Offices: Draughon Center (Room 12); Gardner Center (G 01b)
Phone: 731-989-6669 (Gardner Center office)
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Freed-Hardeman College, 1972-74

B.M., Music, Union University, 1974-76

M.M., Music, Memphis State University, 1977-82

Ed.D., Education/Music, Memphis State University, 1982-85

Post-doctoral studies in psychology Austin Peay State University, University of Memphis; digital music studies with Berklee College of Music; Continuing education studies at Oxford University

Additional piano studies (pianoSonoma-Juilliard/Boston Conservatory at Berklee)

Office Hours

By Appointment

Class Schedule

MUS 110 Music Appreciation 12:00pm - 1:20pm (M-W)

SPE 348 Technology and Special Education 2:00pm - 3:20pm (M-W)

SPE 447/547 Assessment in Special Education (1st 8 weeks/online)

Piano (TBA)

About Richard England

Richard is  married to Dr. Barbara England, and they are in their 26th year at FHU. They have four children, seven grandchildren, and enjoy spending as much time as they can with them. During his tenure at FHU he has  worked with the graduate and undergraduate programs in education/special education; graduate program in counseling; and for the past 16 years the Department of Fine Arts in music. This year Richard will be teaching in both music and the special education programs. Richard and Barbara have taken several student groups to Europe as a part of FHU's International Studies Program to study art and music in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Scotland, England, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Italy, and Vatican City. They have also been a part of mission work in Scotland, Belgium, France, Republic of Mauritius, Poland and Haiti. Richard has also, with the encouragement of his wife, appeared with her as an extra in two Hallmark movies. He has been a guest speaker at several conferences and universities, including four conference speaking engagements at Oxford University in England (psychology and music); worked with multiple Tony nominated Broadway musical star Laura Osnes in workshops with students at FHU; accompanied music students as they recorded their original works at Dark Horse Recording Studios; had students selected for honors performances at Carnegie Hall;  and been selected for the pianoSonoma workshop at Juilliard  and Boston Conservatory at Berklee for master classes with Michael Shinn (Juilliard/Boston Conservatory at Berklee); Jessica Chow Shinn (Juilliard/Boston Conservatory at Berklee); Jonathan Bass (Boston Conservatory at Berklee);  Jihea Hong-Park (Julliard/New York Philharmonic); Angie Zhang (Juilliard); and accompany Doori Na, violinist (Juilliard); Cassidy Goldblatt (Boston Conservatory) and Gioia Gedicks (Boston Conservatory)  He has also served as an accompanist with Grammy winner and conductor Luis Haza and Destiny Ann Mermagen, and was privileged to play in support of music education as part of the CMA Fest 2019.