Richard Wedgewood holds a Master of Music degree with concentrations in Music Theory and Piano Performance from the University of Arkansas, and a PhD in Music Theory from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. His university career - mainly at the universities of Saskatchewan and Manitoba - spanned the years 1967-2004. During his career, he served as Head of the Department of Music of the University of Saskatchewan and Director of the School of Music of the University of Manitoba. He also taught at the University of Kentucky Southeast Community College, the University of Virginia, and Université Canadienne en France. His main area of interest in teaching, research and performance is music of the 20th century. He continues to be active in music through teaching piano and flute. He recently completed a short guide to practicing musically and teaching students musicality which is available by emailing the writer at [email protected]. Since his retirement, he has become an avid duplicate bridge player participating in local clubs and in tournaments. He currently resides in Washington, DC with his wife Mary who is employed in the Music Division of the Library of Congress.