2015 Intermediate Division Faculty
Summer Music Academy faculty consist of current Ithaca College faculty, top music educators from across the country, and renowned guest artists.
|Daniel Fabricius, Percussion, Jazz Ensemble|
|Percussion Lecturer, Binghamton University; Percussionist, Binghamton Philharmonic; Director of Bands, Owego Free Academy|
Daniel Fabricius has been a member of the Binghamton University faculty as percussion instructor since 1992. He also serves as Director of Bands at Owego Free Academy where he has developed an outstanding instrumental music program that features a concert band, two jazz bands, and various chamber music ensembles. He is highly regarded in the region as a percussion soloist and ensemble player. He has been a member of the Binghamton Philharmonic percussion section since 1982 but is also comfortable performing in popular, rock, jazz, and other styles. He has played as a free-lance percussionist, accompanying national touring artists such as Michael W. Smith, Tommy Tune, Jerry Vail, Lorrie Morgan, Ringling Brothers Circus, the Smothers Bothers, and Ella Fitzgerald. Professor Fabricius has served the New York State School Music Association as an All-State Percussion adjudicator for many years. He also serves NYSSMA as the Instrumental Jazz Reviews editor of The School Music News and is the Jazz editor for the NYSSMA Manual. In addition to his collegiate work at BU, he has also served on the Summer Session faculty at Ithaca College. He has trained many student teachers from IC and recently served as a consultant and guest lecturer at the college for a summer workshop titled, Teaching Jazz for Non-Jazz Educators. He has presented many clinics at music conventions and conferences and often serves as a guest conductor for honor band festivals.