August 10, 2017
UCF Professor Tommy Harrison

What does a long-haired, self-described metalhead who plays in three rock bands have in common with a classically and jazz-trained guitarist with a Ph.D.?

The music courses he will teach this fall at UCF.

Professor Tommy Harrison – who started playing guitar in his early teens, wrote his doctoral thesis on Van Halen, and signed with Atlantic Records last year – hopes to teach his students “to be champions of good music, not music that can simply make money.”

Read more about Professor Harrison and how he plans to help Music and Entertainment Management students learn the business of music at UCF Today.