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Jerry Curry

School of Music

Phone: 803-777-1607

School of Music Room 219


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Music Theory



Dr. Jerry Curry is a Professor Emeritus of music theory, harpsichord. He earned the B.A. and M.A. in Music Education, from the University of Northern Iowa, Ph.D. in Music Theory, University of Iowa. He served seven years in public school music teaching in Iowa; first played harpsichord under Robert Donington in the University of Iowa collegium musicum, and studied in master classes with the French harpsichordist Kenneth Gilbert. Dr. Curry performed throughout South Carolina in solo recitals and as a continuo player in many chamber groups, including the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra. He is the author of freshman theory text, "Introduction to the Study of Counterpoint". His affiliations include the Society for Music Theory and the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society.