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Don Musselman

Professor for The College of Fine Arts

Department: College of Fine Arts
Office: Mensing 104


  • Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2015 – Doctorate in Music Composition

  • M.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2012 – Master’s in Music Composition

  • B.A. McNally Smith College of Music, St. Paul, MN 2008 – Bachelor’s in Piano Performance

Significant Accomplishments and Experience

  • River Valley Church – Musician and Music Director 2014 – Present

  • Keyboardist and Music Director for the Crosstown (one of the 50 largest and fastest growing churches in the country)

  • YouTube channel currently has 2.7M views and 12,000 subscribers

  • Corridor—an interactive, game-based music theory, ear training, and keyboard program—reaches 1500 users, is a MN Cup semi-finalist, and forms Zivix partnership (creators of Jamstik)

  • Composed, recorded, and audio engineered scoring projects for U of M