Ben Riva




Ben Riva lives and works at St. Marks School in Southborough, MA, where he is currently a music teacher and the AV Services Manager. Ben has been playing the violin since he was 3 years old. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2004 with a B.A. in Music Synthesis. Ben has been teaching music for over ten years.

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Apr 4th 2016

This course explores the fundamental connections between mathematics and music. Students will have the opportunity to learn about acoustics and music theory through a mathematical lens. At the core of music are patterns, structures, and relationships that can be understood mathematically. The course will provide opportunities for students to play with and explore some of the concepts, including scales, the Fourier series, beats, rhythm, and harmonics.

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