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Richard Gard

Richard Gard is a well-known conductor, teacher, and developer of digital music education systems. His musical activity is centered at Yale University, where he teaches Hearing and Analysis at the Yale School of Music and is Director of Undergraduate and Secondary Music Lessons at Yale College.  Mr. Gard is also the director of music at St. Thomas More Chapel and Catholic Center at Yale where he leads the Institute of Liturgical Music.  He earned his MM and DMA degrees in choral conducting at Yale.

Richard is adept with digitization of music scores and music education using his patented audio analysis and music user interfaces. He is the chief academic officer of Music Prodigy Corporation, a developer of music education applications. Mr. Gard also directs projects to share public domain liturgical music, as well as creating digital coaching applications for notation reading, vocal training, elementary guitar, elementary violin, sight singing, ear training, and performance score display.