Faculty Spotlight - March 2024

College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Spotlight Series

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to have attracted some truly remarkable faculty. They are dedicated professionals in the classroom and in their fields.  This fall, the College will celebrate the expertise of our members, one faculty at a time.

Dr. Glen Brumbach

Presentation: Tuesday, March 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Talk by Dr. Glen Brumbach.

Location: Founders Hall, Bernie Beck Lecture Hall (Doors open at 4:15 p.m.)
All are welcome to attend. Appetizers and light refreshments will be served!

“Two divergent music education studies: Native American music educator Fred Cardin and Covid 19 pandemic effects on student self-efficacy in jazz."

Dr. Brumbach’s talk will examine the music education legacy of native American Frederick Cardin as well as present his research study exploring the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic on student self-efficacy in jazz performance and improvisation.

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Dr. Glen Brumbach

Dr. Glen BrunbachDr. Glen A. Brumbach is an Assistant Professor of Music at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Dr. Brumbach earned his BS and MS degrees in Music and Music Education from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and his PhD in Music Education from the University of Maryland. Dr. Brumbach also studied jazz ensemble techniques at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Director’s Academy studying with Terrell Stafford, Ron Carter, Reggie Thomas, and Loren Shoenberg. He was past President of the District 10 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association as also original Jazz Vice President and Founder of the Berks County All-Star Jazz Band as well as the Cavalcade of Bands Band Director and Jazz Band Director of the Year. As a result of his work in conjunction with the Berks Jazz Festival and Arts Council (Berks County, PA) he received the Frankie Scott Jazz Education Award in 2014.

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