Ronald J. Herrema
is a composer, teacher and researcher working at De Montfort University’s Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre in Leicester, England. He is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan and received his PhD in composition in 2001 from Michigan State University, where he studied with Mark Sullivan, Charles Ruggiero, and Jere Hutcheson. He has also studied with Gerard Pape and Julio Estrada at the Center for Computer Music Iannis Xenakis (CCMIX) in Paris. He composes both acoustic and electroacoustic music, specialising in algorithmic composition and in interdisciplinary approaches to music composition. His compositions have been played internationally in concerts presented by such organizations as the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, SEAMUS, ICMA, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Longy School of Music, Florida International University, Dartmouth College, SCI, CCRMA, the University of Florida, and Cathedral, among others.
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