B.A. English Literature, Emerson College, 1979 M.A. Music Composition, LIU C.W. Post, 1982 Ph.D. Music Composition, New York University, 1997
Bill Rayner is a composer, songwriter, guitarist and educator who has collaborated, worked, and performed with notable musicians and composers, choreographers, film makers, and artists. A long-time faculty member at NYU Gallatin and NYU Steinhardt, Bill’s research and teaching interests include music composition, songwriting, jazz performance, film scoring, forensic musicology, music business, and recording technology.
Teaching and Research Interests
music composition, improvisation, and performance; guitar studies; recording technology