Phone: (806) 834-7026
Office: School of Music, Room 238
David Forrest teaches graduate and undergraduate theory and aural skills courses. Dr. Forrest holds a Ph.D. in Music Theory, an M.M. in Choral Conducting, and a B.M. in Music Education, all from Texas Tech. He has presented research in Belgium, England, Wales, and across the United States on tonal and post-tonal analysis, music theory pedagogy, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Forrest’s work has been published in Music Theory Spectrum, Oxford Bibliographies Online, and College Music Symposium and he has earned research awards from the Texas Society for Music Theory and the South Central Society for Music Theory. Dr. Forrest serves as lead editor and contributing author to the forthcoming book, Inspiration: Essays on Benjamin Britten from a centenary symposium published by Cambridge Scholars. Dr. Forrest serves on the Executive Board of the Texas Society for Music Theory, as Associate Director of the West Texas Choral Society, President of the West Texas Children’s Chorus, and regularly adjudicates for UIL Solo & Ensemble competitions.