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James Richardson Completed DMA and Dissertation

Headshot of James RichardsonJames Richardson (MM ’03, Voice) completed a DMA this past December with a dissertation concerning his discovery of missing song manuscripts by British composer Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960). His work—which involved extensive research at the Britten-Pears Archive—was awarded James Madison University’s “Outstanding Dissertation Award of 2021-22” and is the topic of a recent publication in Brio Music Journal (UK & Ireland).