Rudy Marcozzi was appointed Dean of the Chicago College of Performing Arts of Roosevelt University in the summer of 2018, after long and distinguished service as a professor (undergraduate and graduate courses in musicianship, music theory, and music history); department chair (inaugural chair of a newly formed Core Music Studies department); and associate dean (administration).
Marcozzi holds degrees from the University of Dayton (BM, Music Education), Kansas State University (MM, Piano Performance) and the Jacobs School of Music—Indiana University Bloomington (Ph.D., Music Theory). He was the recipient of Indiana’s prestigious Lieber Memorial award in recognition of teaching excellence.
His writings have appeared in the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, The Indiana Theory Review, and Pastoral Music; and his liturgical compositions and arrangements are published by World Library Publications. A second edition of his Strategies and Patterns for Ear-Training (Francis-Taylor) is slated for publication in 2020.
Marcozzi is a member of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans, the National Association of Schools of Music, The Society for Music Theory, The College Music Society, and the North American Academy of Liturgy (visiting fellow). He is a board member of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, and also serves on the advisory council of the Sheil Catholic Center (Northwestern University).