Rebekah Daniel

Assistant Professor, Music Performance
School: School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Office: 2308
Specialty: Bands, Undergraduate and Graduate Conducting


  • D.M.A., Wind Conducting, Michigan State University 
  • M.M., Wind Conducting, Georgia Southern University 
  • B.M., Music Education, Georgia Southern University  

Dr. Rebekah Daniel is the Director of Wind Ensemble and Assistant Professor of Band in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Ithaca College (IC). In this capacity, she teaches graduate and undergraduate conducting along with courses in Music Education. Prior to her appointment at IC, she served as the Visiting Director of Wind Ensembles at The University of Utah where she conducted the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band and taught courses in Conducting and Music Education.

Dr. Daniel completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Wind Conducting at Michigan State University (MSU) as a student of Dr. Kevin Sedatole. As a doctoral conducting assistant at MSU, she conducted instrumental ensembles, taught conducting courses, and was involved in all aspects of the athletic band program. Prior to attending MSU, Dr. Daniel taught in the Georgia public school system where ensembles under her direction enjoyed notable success in both district and statewide performance evaluations. She completed the Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music in Wind Conducting degrees at Georgia Southern University where she studied with Dr. Robert Dunham and Dr. Colin McKenzie.

As an advocate for music education, she has presented research at state conferences including the Georgia Music Educators Association's In-Service Conference, the Texas Music Educators Association’s Convention, and the Utah Music Educators Association’s Conference. Dr. Daniel is in demand as an honor band clinician and wind band adjudicator, most recently serving as a clinician for the Music for All Western Regional Concert Band Festival. She was also named a Conducting Fellow and participant in the inaugural H. Robert Reynolds Conducting Institute as part of the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. She is an alumni member of Tau Beta Sigma and holds professional membership in the College Band Directors National Association, National Band Association, and the National Association for Music Education.

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