Richard Brooks has been Chairperson of Music at Nassau Community College since 1983. From 1977-1982 he was Chair of the Executive Committee of the American Society of University Composers (now Society of Composers, Inc.) and was President of the American Composers Alliance from 1993-2002. He has written nearly 70 works in all genres, including three operas. His opera for young audiences, Rapunzel, is currently in its fifth production at the Cincinnati Opera. He is the founder and President of Capstone Records.
Personal website: www.capstonerecords.org