Eric Sheffield, Music Theory

Visiting Assistant Professor

62 Center for the Performing Arts
(513) 529-1637

Ph.D. in Music, Experimental Music and Digital Media, Louisiana State University
MA in Media Arts, Performing Arts Technology, University of Michigan
BM in Music, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Eric SheffieldEric Sheffield is a musician and maker currently interested in physics-based modeling, networked performance, and popular music. He has served as the technical director for the Electroacoustic Barn Dance and has performed and presented work nationally and internationally at several conferences and festivals, including NowNet Arts, NYCEMF, Root Signals, SEAMUS, NIME, and EMM. Eric is a founding member of the group Bell Monks, which has several self-produced releases available on clang (, and recently performed on the soundtracks to the feature films Brawl in Cell Block 99 and Dragged Across Concrete. He currently teaches as Visiting Assistant Professor in both the Music and Emerging Technology in Business + Design departments at Miami University.

Eric holds an MA in Media Arts (Performing Arts Technology) from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Music (Experimental Music and Digital Media) from Louisiana State University. More information about Eric's music and research can be found at: