John W. Scheib, PhD
Director, School of Music
Associate Professor of Music Education

 
 

Education

Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction (Music Education)
Minor: Educational Policy Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
GPA: 4.0

M.M. Music Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995
GPA: 4.0

B.M. Music Education
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 1990
Cum Laude

Professional Experience

Director, School of Music: 2010 - present
(Interim Director: July-Dec, 2010)
Ball State University; Muncie, Indiana

Associate Director, School of Music: 2008 - 2010
(Interim Associate Director: May-Dec, 2008)

Ball State University; Muncie, Indiana

Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs in Music: 2006 - 2008
(Interim Coordinator: May-Dec, 2006)
Ball State University; Muncie, Indiana

Associate Professor of Music Education: 2008 - present
Ball State University; Muncie, Indiana

Assistant Professor of Music Education: 2002 - 2008
Ball State University; Muncie, Indiana

Supervisor of Student Teaching & Practicum in Music Education: 1999-2002
University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, Wisconsin

Director of Instrumental Music, Grades 9-12: 1991-1999
Poynette Public School District; Poynette, Wisconsin

Instrumental and General Music Instructor, Grades 4-8: 1991
Fontana Public School District; Fontana, Wisconsin

Courses Taught

MUSE 100 Principles of Music Teaching

MUSE 250 Brass Techniques

MUSE 259 Instrumental Techniques for Vocal/General Majors

MUSE 265 Music Fundamentals for Classroom Teachers

MUSE 355 Instrumental Music Methods

MUSE 360 Administration of Music Programs

MUSE 610 Music Teaching & Learning

MUSE 620 Assessment Techniques in Music Education

MUSE 668 Research in Music Education

MUSE 743 Music in Collegiate Education

EDSE 465 Student Teaching in Music (supervisor and seminar)

EDAL 470 Student Teaching in Music (supervisor and seminar)


Publications

Forthcoming:

Scheib, J.W. (in press). Paradigms and theories: Framing qualitative research in music education. In C. Conway (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press.

Hourigan, R.M., & Scheib, J.W. (contracted). Understanding applied music assessment in higher education: Meeting the requirements of your accrediting agency. Oxford Handbooks Online. Ed. Music EIC.

Scheib, J.W. (contracted). Hiring, mentorship, and the professional lives of applied faculty. Oxford Handbooks Online. Ed. Music EIC.

Scheib, J.W., Hourigan, R.M., Hendricks, K., & Inks, K. (contracted). Aligning vision with practice: Redesigning traditional music teacher education through immersive learning. In S.W. Conkling (Ed.), Selected Proceedings from the 2013 Symposium on Music Teacher Education. Lanham, MD: Roman & Littlefield.

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Diehl, D., & Scheib, J.W. (2013). Factors related to the integration of the creating and responding standards in the secondary school band. Journal of Band Research, 48(2), 1-16.

Scheib, J.W. (2012). Empowering pre-service music teachers through the dialogue-centered methods class. Journal of Music Teacher Education, 22(1), 103-112. doi: 10.1177/1057083711430394.

Scheib, J.W. (2011). Abstracts from the 2011 IMEA Research Poster Session. Indiana Musicator, 66(4). 26-27.

Scheib, J.W. (2010). Curriculum, competition, and teacher certification: Themes of the 2010 IMEA Research Poster Session. Indiana Musicator, 65(4). 25-26.

Scheib, J.W. (2009). Making music memorable: Insights from educational neuroscience. Indiana Musicator, 65(1). 31-32.

Scheib, J.W. (2009). A research buffet from America’s breadbasket. Indiana Musicator, 64(4). 33-34.

Hourigan, R.M., & Scheib, J.W. (2009). Inside and outside the undergraduate music education curriculum: Student teacher perceptions of the value of skills, abilities, and understandings. Journal of Music Teacher Education,18(2). 48-62.

Burrack, F.W., & Scheib, J.W. (2009). Early career impact of electronic portfolios in music teacher education. Academic Intersections, 3. Retrieved from http://krex.ksu.edu (originally published at http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/story.php?itemID=14434 )

Scheib, J.W. (2008). Policy, practice, and preparation. Indiana Musicator, 63(4). 16-22.

Scheib, J.W. (2008). Role stress in the professional life of the school music teacher: A collective case study. In K.H. Phillips, Exploring research in music education and music therapy (pp.103-122). New York: Oxford University Press. [Reprint]

Scheib, J.W. (2007). Creating standards. Indiana Musicator, 63(1). 34-36.

Scheib, J.W. (2007). Think globally, research locally. Indiana Musicator, 62(4), 23-25.

Scheib, J.W. (2007). School Personnel Role-Related Tension & Job Satisfaction. In J.W. Scheib (Ed.), Roles, Identity, Socialization, and Conflict: The Transition from Music Student to Music Teacher (A Literature Review). Society for Music Teacher Education. http://smte.us/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/rolesidentitysocializationconflict.pdf

Scheib, J.W., & Burrack, F.W. (2006). Enhancing interaction between university and public school music educators: Findings from a local needs assessment project. Journal of Music Teacher Education, 16(1), 32-38.

Scheib, J.W. (2006). Policy implications for teacher retention: Meeting the needs of the dual identities of arts educators. Arts Education Policy Review, 107(6), 5-10.

Ester, D.P., Scheib, J.W., & Inks, K.J. (2006). Takadimi: A rhythm system for all ages. Music Educators Journal, 93(2), 60-65.

Scheib, J.W. (2006). Research in review: Studies presented at the 2006 IMEA research poster session. Indiana Musicator, 62(1), 21-22.

Scheib, J.W. (2006). Tension in the life of the school music teacher: A conflict of ideologies. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 24(2), 5-13.

Scheib, J.W. (2006). Lindy’s story: One student’s perspective & experience in middle school band. Music Educators Journal, 92(5), 32-36.

Scheib, J.W. (2005). Using research strategies for professional development: The art of observing. Indiana Musicator, 61(1), 30-32.

Scheib, J.W. (2005). Findings from the field: A review of research from the 2005 IMEA research poster session. Indiana Musicator, 60(4), 22-23.

Scheib, J.W. (2005). Positive clinician equals inspired musician. Teaching Music, 12(4), 42-46.

Scheib, J.W. (2004). Why band directors leave: From the mouths of maestros. Music Educators Journal, 91(1), 53-57.

Scheib, J.W. (2004). Research from Indiana music educators. Indiana Musicator, 59(4), 32-33.

Scheib, J.W. (2003). Role stress in the professional life of the school music teacher: A collective case study. Journal of Research in Music Education, 51(2), 124-136.

Scheib, J.W. (2002). Roles, expectations, and tension in the professional life of the school music teacher: A collective case study. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.

Scheib, J.W. (2001). Providing an effective critique. WSMA Adjudicator Handbook. Wisconsin School Music Association: Madison, WI

Scheib, J.W. (1995). A Survey of Instrumental Music Students in Poynette Public Schools. Unpublished master's thesis. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.

Presentations at Professional Conferences

”Cross-curricular and community partnerships: Redesigning traditional music offerings for greater impact” A presentation at the Fifty-Sixth National Conference of The College Music Society, Cambridge, MA, November 1, 2013. (w/R. Hourigan)

“Redesigning traditional music teacher education through immersive learning” A primary presentation session at the 2013 Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE) Symposium on Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC, September 28, 2013. (w/K. Hendricks, R. Hourigan, & K. Inks)

”Career fulfillment strategies for the music educator” A presentation at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Northwest Regional Conference, Portland, OR, February 16, 2013.

”Career counseling for college music faculty: Negotiating professional roles and expectations” A presentation at the Fifty-Fifth National Conference of The College Music Society, San Diego, CA, November 16, 2012.

“Structuring music education qualitative research: Understanding theoretical frameworks” A paper presentation at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) 2012 Biennial Music Educators National Conference, St. Louis, MO, March 29-31, 2012

“Adjunct morale and job dissatisfaction issues” A paper as part of the Management I: Adjunct Faculty session at the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, November 19-22, 2011 (w/panel members M.E. Poole & M. Morris)

“Band?” A paper presentation at the New Directions in Music Education: Revitalizing Middle and High School Music national conference. East Lansing, MI, October 6-8, 2011

“Factors related to the integration of the creating and responding national standards in high school bands” A research poster presentation at the 4th Biennial National Colloquium for Teachers of Instrumental Music Methods (IMTE), Deer Creek, OH, May 19-21, 2011 (w/D. Diehl, Trevecca University)

“Music educator writers workshop” A presentation at the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Fort Wayne, IN, January 21-22, 2011

“Discovering musicianship” A presentation at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, April 1, 2010

“ASPA in action: Music teacher socialization” A presentation at the 2010 Biennial Music Educators National Conference, Anaheim, CA, March 25-27, 2010

“Enhancing enjoyment in your employment” A presentation at the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 21-23, 2010

“Handling the hydra: Negotiating accreditation and policy mandates in instrumental music teacher education” A presentation at the 3rd Biennial National Colloquium for Teachers of Instrumental Music Methods (IMTE), Deer Creek, OH, May 14-17, 2009

”Discovering musicianship in the ensemble setting” A presentation at the 2009 IMEA/MENC North Central Division Convention, Indianapolis, IN, January 2009.

“Motivating meandering musicians” A presentation at the 61st MENC National Biennial In-Service Conference, Milwaukee, WI, April 11, 2008.

"The influence of curriculum: Student teacher perceptions on the usefulness of experience and undergraduate music teacher education" A research poster presentation at the 61st MENC National Biennial In-Service Conference, Milwaukee, WI, April 10, 2008. (w/Ryan Hourigan)

"The influence of curriculum: Student teacher perceptions on the usefulness of experience and undergraduate music teacher education" A research poster presentation at the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 19, 2008. (w/Ryan Hourigan)

“Motivating meandering musicians” A presentation at the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 18, 2008.

“Career satisfaction seminar: Meeting the needs of your personal and professional identities” A presentation at the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 18, 2008.

“Enhancing professional longevity and career satisfaction” A presentation at the Kansas Conference of Music Teacher Education Programs (KCOMTEP), Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, September 24, 2007

“Identity socialization issues of undergraduate music education students and implications to program design” A presentation at the Kansas Conference of Music Teacher Education Programs (KCOMTEP), Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, September 24, 2007

“Maximizing your CMENC experience” A presentation at the Kansas Conference of Music Teacher Education Programs (KCOMTEP), Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, September 24, 2007

“The total package: Effective and efficient music education” A presentation at the Kansas Conference of Music Teacher Education Programs (KCOMTEP), Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, September 24, 2007

“Music teacher socialization and identity formation: Redesigning teacher education and professional development to enhance career satisfaction” A paper presentation at the 2007 Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE) National Symposium on Music Teacher Education: Collaborative Action for Change, Greensboro, NC, September 13-15, 2007

“The influence of fieldwork: Student teacher perceptions on the usefulness of early fieldwork experiences” A research poster presentation at the
2007 Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE) National Symposium on Music Teacher Education: Collaborative Action for Change, Greensboro, NC, September 13-15, 2007 (w/Ryan Hourigan)

“The professional-identity needs of instrumental music educators: An examination of music teacher socialization, identity construction, and career expectations” A presentation at the 2nd Biennial National Colloquium for Teachers of Instrumental Music Methods (IMTE), Deer Creek, OH, May 17-20, 2007

“The influence of fieldwork: Student teacher perceptions on the usefulness of early fieldwork experiences” A presentation at the 2nd Biennial National Colloquium for Teachers of Instrumental Music Methods (IMTE), Deer Creek, OH, May 17-20, 2007 (w/Ryan Hourigan)

"Designing digitial professional portfolios"
A presentation at the
Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 19, 2007.

"Effective ensemble education"
A presentation at the
Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 19, 2007.

"Takadimi: Teaching rhythm from womb to tomb"
A presentation at the
60th National Biennial In-Service Conference of the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2006 (w/Don Ester & Kim Inks).

"The character of a clinician: Tips on how to provide a high quality clinic"
A presentation at the
Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 12-14, 2006.

"Maximizing your CMENC experience"
A presentation at the
Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 12-14, 2006.

"Designing Partnerships: Enhancing Interaction between University & K-12 Music Educators" A presentation at the Big Ten Universities Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Music Education Research Symposium, Bloomington, IN, October 19-21, 2005.

“Creating a dialogue-centered methods class: Problem-posing techniques in music teacher education" A presentation at the Society of Music Teacher Education (SMTE) Symposium on Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC, September 15-17, 2005.

“The design & implementation of a highly comprehensive music teacher education curriculum” A presentation at the Society of Music Teacher Education (SMTE) Symposium on Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC, September 15-17, 2005 (w/ Don Ester, Kim Inks, & Kristin Turner).

“Do undergraduate methods courses hinder instrumental music educators’ professional longevity?” A presentation at the Instrumental Music Teacher Educators (IMTE) Biennial National Colloquium, Mt. Sterling, OH, May 19-22, 2005.

"Teaching through Band Literature"
A presentation at the
Tennessee Music Educators Association (TMEA) State Conference, Nashville, TN. April 2005 (w/ Fred Burrack).

"Enhancing Interaction between University and Public School Teachers”
A presentation at the
Tennessee Music Educators Association (TMEA) State Conference, Nashville, TN. April 2005 (w/ Fred Burrack).

"Departmentally addressing student productivity"
A panel presentation at the
Ball State University Teaching & Learning Conference VII, Muncie, IN, March 2005 (w/ Fred Burrack, Don Ester, Kim Inks, & Kristin Turner).

"Interviews with Indiana Band Directors: A Needs Assessment"
A research poster presentation at the
Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 2005 (w/ Fred Burrack).

"Maximizing Your Rehearsal Time: Strategies to Fight the Clock and Win"
A presentation at the
Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 2005.

"Role-Related Tension of the Music Educator"
A research poster presentation at the
College Music Society (CMS) National Conference, San Francisco, CA, November 2004.

"Understanding Ourselves and Our Programs"
A presentation at the
Wisconsin Music Educators Association (WMEA) State Conference, Madison, WI, October 2004.

"Staying Connected"
A presentation at the
59th National Biennial In-Service Conference of the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), Minneapolis, MN, April 2004.

“Why Should Faculty Create Teaching Portfolios?”
A panel presentation at the
Teaching & Learning Conference VI, Ball State University, April 2004.

"Making the Long Haul: Lasting in the Profession"
A presentation at the
Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 2004.

"Middle School Band: A Student's Perspective & Experience"
A research poster presentation at the
Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) State Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 2004.

“Tension in the Life of the School Music Teacher: A Conflict of Ideologies”
A research poster presentation at the
Big Ten Universities Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Music Education Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2001.

“Getting Started with Marching Band”
A panel presentation at the
Wisconsin Music Educators Association State Conference, Madison, WI, October 1997.

Consulting

External Doctoral Dissertation Committee Member: Loyola University of Chicago. January 2012 – present

External Promotion & Tenure Candidate Evaluator (several institutions). 2011 - present

Manuscript Reviewer: Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal
May 2006, October 2012

Consultant/Panelist, Graduate Research Forum: Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE) Symposium on Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC, September 16, 2011

Guest Consultant/Interview: Kids Count weekly radio show. Aired August 2010 throughout Indiana.

Selection Committee: Fort Wayne Philharmonic Educator of the Year Awards. Spring 2009

Grant Panelist: Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) Individual Artist Program
Spring 2008

Textbook Manuscript Reviewer: Oxford University Press
December 2006

Research Grant Proposal Reviewer: Office of the Provost, Kansas State University
Fall 2006

Book Proposal Reviewer: Oxford University Press
February 2006

Guest Conducting & Clinics

  1. Ball State Wind Ensemble (w/choir) - SoM Showcase Concert finale, 9/28/12

  2. Poynette (WI) High School and Middle School Bands, 3/20/12

  3. Yorktown (IN) High School Marching Band, 7/14/11

  4. Ball State Summer Concert Band, Muncie, IN, 6/11/08

  5. Batesville (IN) High School Concert Band, 4/14/08

  6. IMEA Non-Competitive Festival, Anderson, IN, 3/4/06

  7. Northeast Hoosier Conference Honor Band, Fort Wayne, IN 2/18-2/19/06

  8. Ball State Summer Concert Band, Muncie, IN, 6/9/04

  9. Ball State University Concert Band, Muncie, IN, 4/29/04

  10. Yorktown (IN) High School, 4/19/04

  11. Hamilton Southeastern Junior High, Fishers, IN, 3/17-18/04

  12. IMEA Non-Competitive Festival, Zionsville, IN, 3/13/04

  13. Randolph Southern High School, Lynn, IN, 3/10/04

  14. U.W.-Madison Summer Music Clinic – Junior Session Honors Band, 6/22-6/28/04

  15. U.W.-Madison Summer Music Clinic – Junior Session Jazz Ensemble, 6/22-6/28/04

  16. U.W.-Madison Summer Music Clinic – Senior Session Concert Band, 6/15-6/21/03

  17. IMEA Non-Competitive Festival, Shelbyville, IN, 3/14-315/03

  18. U.W.-Whitewater High School Summer Music Camp Concert Band, 7/21-7/26/02

  19. Whitewater (WI) High School Bands, 5/10/02

  20. Fort Atkinson (WI) High School Concert Band & Wind Ensemble, 5/6/02

  21. Antioch (IL) Community Band Festival, 5/2/02

  22. Delevan (WI) Middle School Bands, 4/12/02

  23. Lodi (WI) Invitational Band Festival, 4/11/02

  24. University of Wisconsin-Madison Concert Band, 12/2/01

  25. University of Wisconsin-Madison Wind Ensemble, 11/20/01

  26. University of Wisconsin-Madison Concert Band, 10/14/01

  27. U.W.-Whitewater High School Summer Music Camp, 7/17/01

  28. U.W.-Madison Summer Music Clinic – Senior Session Concert Band, 6/24-6/30/01

  29. U.W.-Madison Summer Music Clinic–Junior Session Concert Band, 6/17-6/23/01

  30. U.W.-Madison Summer Music Clinic – Junior Session Jazz Ensemble, 6/17-6/23/01

  31. Columbus (WI) High School Bands, 5/9/01

  32. University of Wisconsin-Madison University Band, 4/29/01

  33. Waunakee (WI) Middle School Invitational Band Festival, 4/01

  34. Cudahy (WI) High School Invitational Band Festival, 4/01

  35. WSMA Concert Band Festival, Mount Horeb, WI, 3/13/01

  36. University of Wisconsin-Madison University Band, 3/01

  37. WSMA Concert Band Festival, Milton, WI, 2/24/01


Selected Professional Service

International, National, & Regional

  1. Member, Journal of Music Teacher Education Editorial Committee, 2010-2016

  2. Member, Music Educators Journal Editorial Committee, 2006-2010

  3. Chair (Facilitator), Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE) Areas of Strategic Planning and Action (ASPA) committee on Music Teacher Socialization in the Preservice Years, 2006-2011

  4. Member, Music Education Research Council (MERC) National Board, 2004-2011

  5. Member, Proposal Selection Committee, Music Educators National Conference (MENC) 60th National Biennial In-Service Conference. Conference Date: 4/19-4/23, 2006

  6. Member, Advisory Board, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Arts & Communication, 2005-2007; 2007-2009


State/Local

  1. Member, Muncie Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors, 2010-present

  2. Chair, Research, Indiana MEA Board of Directors, 2003-2011

  3. Co-Chair, Indiana MEA Model Curriculum Project, 2005-2008

  4. Co-Chair, Instrumental Music Education Proposal Selection Committee, 2007 Indiana MEA State Convention Planning Session, 3/06

  5. Chair, Instrumental Music Education Proposal Selection Committee, 2006 Indiana MEA State Convention Planning Session, 3/05


Ball State University

  1. Member, Presidential Search Committee, 2013 - present

  2. Member, Academic Panning Steering Committee (APSC), 2013 - present

  3. Chair, APSC Interdisciplinary/New Programs Subcommittee, 2013 - present

  4. Member, 2012-2017 Strategic Planning Task Force, 2011-2012

  5. Member, Faculty Morale Taskforce, Summer 2012

  6. Member, Workload Taskforce, Summer 2011

  7. Member, Research Mentoring Planning Taskforce, Spring 2011

  8. Chair, GEC Graduate Appeal Panel, Fall 2009

  9. Chair, UCC Fine Arts subcommittee, 2009-2010

  10. Member, Undergraduate Education Committee (UEC), 2008-2010

  11. Member, Professional Education Committee (PEC), 2008-2010

  12. Member, Undergraduate Core Curriculum (UCC) subcommittee, 2008-2010

  13. Member, UCC Fine Arts subcommittee, 2008-2009

  14. Member, Graduate Education Committee (GEC), 2008-2009

  15. Member, GEC Faculty Affairs subcommittee, 2008-2009

  16. Chair, Graduate Education Committee (GEC), 2007-2008

  17. Member, Professional Education Committee (PEC), 2007-2008

  18. Secretary, Graduate Education Committee (GEC), 2006-2007

  19. Secretary, Professional Education Committee (PEC), 2005-2007

  20. Member, Graduate Education Committee (GEC), 2004-2006

  21. Member, GEC Curricular Affairs subcommittee, 2004-2006

  22. Member, Professional Education Committee (PEC), 2004-2005

  23. Member, School of Extended Ed. Faculty Input Group (SEE FIG), 2003-2005


BSU College of Fine Arts

  1. Member, College Leadership Team, 2008-present

  2. Member, Grievance & Appeals Ad Hock Committee, 2005-2010

  3. Member, Videoconferencing Advisory Group 2006-2007

  4. Member, Salary & Merit Committee, 2005-2007


BSU School of Music

  1. Chair (Ex-Officio), Faculty Advisory Committee, 2010-present

  2. Member (Ex-Officio), Promotion & Tenure, 2010-present

  3. Member (Ex-Officio), Undergraduate Music Council, 2010-present

  4. Member (Ex-Officio), Graduate Council 2010-present

  5. Member (Ex-Officio), Salary & Merit, 2008-present

  6. Member (Ex-Officio), Graduate Admissions & Awards, 2008-present

  7. Member, Website Ad Hock Committee, 2005-present

  8. Member, Department Computer Committee, 2004-present

  9. Chair (Ex-Officio), Undergraduate Music Council, 2006-2009

  10. Member, NASM Self-Study Committee, 2006-2008

  11. Member (At-Large), Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2006-2007

  12. Member, Music Education Search Committee, 2006-2007

  13. Member, Graduate Admissions & Awards Committee, 2005-2007

  14. Co-Director, MU113 Music Technology Resource Lab, 2004-2007

  15. Chair, Instrumental Music Ed. Search Committee, 2005-2006

  16. Member, Director of Bands Search Committee, 2005-2006

  17. Member (At-Large), Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2005-2006

  18. Member, Music Education Search Committee (Interim Position), Spr. 2006

  19. Chair, Instrumental Music Education Search Committee (Interim Position), Spr.2005

  20. Member, Graduate Music Council, 2002-2004

  21. Member, Music Education Search Committee, Spr. 2003


Honors & Awards

  1. Outstanding Collegiate Administrator of the Year (2013)
    Indiana Music Educators Association

  2. Who's Who in America (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008)

  3. Who’s Who in American Education (2006, 2007)

  4. Outstanding Advisor Award (2005)
    Ball State University Student Leadership Development Board

  5. Presidential Reception for Outstanding Faculty Scholars/Performers/Artists (2006)
    Ball State University

  6. AcademicKeys Who’s Who in Fine Arts Higher Education (2006)

  7. Friend of the Arts (2004)
    Sigma Alpha Iota

  8. Master Level Adjudicator (1995-2001)
    Wisconsin School Music Association

  9. Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (1998 & 2000)

  10. Richard G. Gaarder Award (Outstanding Future Music Educator) (1990)
    Wisconsin Music Educators Association

  11. Outstanding College Students of America (1988)

  12. National Dean's List (1987 & 1988)


Professional Memberships

•College Music Society (CMS)

•Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA)

•Instrumental Music Teacher Educators (IMTE)

•National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

•Sigma Alpha Iota (honorary member)

•Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE)

•Society for Research in Music Education (SRME)

•Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia