Dr. Patrick Tuck
Assistant Professor of Music
Dr. Patrick Tuck is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of the Cumberlands. He holds a PhD in Music Theory with a trumpet performance minor from Louisiana State University.
Dr. Tuck is a member of the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass and is in demand as a soloist, clinician, and adjudicator. He performed E-flat Soprano Cornet with the SSSB at the 2010 Great American Brass Band Festival. He also appears on the EMI Virgin Classics recording Healey Willan: Tenebrae Responsories as a member of the Choirs of the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, and recordings by the choir of the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Dr. Tuck’s current research interests include rhythm pedagogy, music of the late 19th century, and trumpet performance. He has presented papers on the music of Brahms at meetings of the CMS Great Lakes Chapter, the South Central Society for Music Theory (SCSMT), the New Orleans Musicology/Theory Colloquium, as well as Southeastern Louisiana University, and Lincoln Memorial University. He has presented papers on the songs of Hugo Wolf at College Music Society Southern Chapter and SCSMT meetings, and at an international conference on the music of Hugo Wolf in November 2003. He has published numerous reviews in the Journal of the International Trumpet Guild and Music Theory Online and liner notes for recordings by Norem Brass and Friends and the Atlantic Brass Quintet.
Dr. Tuck is a member of the Society for Music Theory, the International Trumpet Guild, Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, the College Music Society, the Music Educators National Conference, the Kentucky Music Educators Association, and Delta Omicron Music Fraternity. He served for several years on the SCSMT executive and has served on membership and development committees for the International Trumpet Guild and the College Music Society.