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Gordon (Dick) Goodwin holds a doctorate in composition from the University of Texas where he taught theory and composition and ran the jazz program (which he initiated) for nine years. In 1973 he moved to the University of South Carolina to head the Theory-Composition-History area, conduct the University Orchestra, and write music for the USC athletic bands (half-time shows, etc.). His compositions in virtually every idiom from jingle to opera, jazz band to orchestra, have been