Charles Ruggiero Professor of Composition and Music Theory
Charles Ruggiero is professor of composition and music theory at the Michigan State University College of Music.
He received the Ph.D. in composition from MSU.
Ruggiero is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Composition Commissioning Consortium Grant and numerous ASCAP awards. His music has been performed in Asia, Europe, South America, and throughout North America. His works are recorded on the AUR, Centaur, Channel Crossings/Channel Classics (The Netherlands), Mark, CRI, Klavier, and Sunrise (Japan) labels. Ruggiero continues to be active as a composer and percussionist.