List of Presenters for the 2014 Ithaca Conference on Instrumental Music Education


Chris Azzara

The Eastman School of Music

Professor of Music Education

Affiliate Faculty, Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media

Chair, Music Education Department


Carolyn Barber

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Glenn Korff School of Music

Professor, Director of Bands


Bill Bauer

University of Florida

Associate Professor of Music Education

Director of Online Master of Music in Music Education


Frank Battisti           

New England Conservatory of Music

Conductor Emeritus of the NEC Wind Ensemble


Robert Duke

University of Texas at Austin

Butler School of Music

Professor of Music and Human Learning

Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor

Director, Center for Music Learning


Craig Kirchhoff

University of Minnesota

Director of Bands

Professor of Conducting


Larry Livingston

University of Southern California

Thornton School of Music

Chair, Department of Conducting

Professor of Conducting


Doug Orzolek           

University of St. Thomas

Associate Professor of Music

Director of Graduate Programs in Music Education

Associate Director of Bands

Advisor for Music Education

Symphonic Band Conductor


Scott Shuler

NAfME Immediate Past President for 2012-2014

Arts Education Specialist in the Connecticut State Department of Education


Evan Tobias

Arizona State University

Assistant Professor of Music Education


Cassandra Sulbarán

Ithaca College

Professor of Viola and Chamber Music

Visiting viola/violin professor for a núcleo in Acarigua, Venezuela, part of El Sistéma.