Roush, Dean | Special Collections of the ODU Libraries
Dean Roush received a B.F.A. from Ohio University, an M.M., Bowling Green State University, and a D.M.A.. Ohio State University. His works have been performed throughout the United States, Europe and Israel and recorded on the Orion label. Roush active in College Music Society, Society for Music Theory, and Society of Composers. A compact disc of his The Dove Descending for flute and organ has been released on the Summit Records label. He received the 1995 Individual Artist Fellowship in Music Composition from the Kansas Arts Commission and was composer-in-residence at the 1999 NOW New Music Festival at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. Roush was the winner of the 2002 William D. Revelli Memorial Band Composition Contest for the work Illuminations.
Roush is currently professor of music and director of musicology-composition at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.