C. Floyd Richmond (D.A) is a music educator, church musician, and technology specialist. He has taught in public and private Christian schools and universities since 1980. Since 2002, he has served as a member of the University of Valley Forge music faculty. Over the years he has held positions as music teacher, band director, worship leader, church orchestra director, and choir director. He has attended churches ranging in size from a few families to a few thousand. He is frequently called upon for presentations at worship conferences and retreats, school in-service days, local, state, national and international music conferences.
Dr. Richmond is the author or editor of nine course books on music technology, and is the editor and coauthor of Hal Leonard's Technology Strategies, chapter author for Thompson's Technology Guide for Music Educators, primary author for Alfred's Composing Music with Notation, and co-author for Alfred's Playing Keyboard, and Sequencing. He is also the author of Thomas Nelson's Audio, Video, and Media in the Ministry. His most recent book is Alfred's Learning Music With GarageBand on the iPad.
He served 20 years as the chair of the education and curriculum committee for the Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) and served one term as their president. He is active with the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI), and has served as their conference chair. He teaches music technology courses around the country, and in recent years has taught at Ball State University, Boston University, Kent State University, West Chester University, Villanova University, Five Towns College, Central Connecticut University, and University of Valley Forge. He is also a songwriter and composer with a number of original worship songs, and often travels as a performing musician playing a variety of styles from classical and jazz to contemporary worship.