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Fine Arts Center, Suite E, 105 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

music@uri.edu – 401.874.2431 or 401.874.5955

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Gerard Heroux

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  • Coordinator of Music Resource Center and Music Facilities
  • Department of Music
  • Phone: 401.874.5584
  • Email: muslib@uri.edu
  • Mailing Address: Fine Arts Center, E102
    105 Upper College Road
    Kingston, RI 02881

Biography

Gerard Heroux, formerly an adjunct faculty at Brown University in French horn, is a published composer and arranger and an instructor/performer of French horn, trumpet, and bass guitar. A music director for several area theaters, he was formerly publicity director for the music department and a conducting assistant for the URI Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

He has an extensive background in music resource management, including printed music for solo, ensemble and instructional areas, with specialized training in instrument repair, digital and analog recording, and technical maintenance.

Heroux oversees a million dollars of equipment inventory, coordinates the scheduling of all URI concerts, recitals and festivals, and supervises a resource center serving 3,000 students annually.Heroux plays Eb alto horn in the Providence Brigade Band, a group that recreates in look and sound a typical mid-19th-century brass band. He also plays French horn, trumpet and sings in V. Majestic, a five-piece improvisational music ensemble.

Education

  • Master of Music in music education, University of Rhode Island
  • Bachelor of Science in music education, University of Rhode Island

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