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AT WAYLAND! 

Music Performance Calendar

        

Current Event Programs

NEW FACULTY to join Wayland in fall 2016

Dr. Stephen WeberDr. Steven Weber, who has spent the past 24 years as Director of Choral Activities at Amarillo College, has been named Director of Choir and Professor of Choral Education at Wayland. Weber earned his doctorate in choral music from Arizona State University in 1992. He also holds a master’s degree in vocal pedagogy from ASU, a master’s degree in choral conducting from The Catholic University of America, and a bachelor’s degree in music education from Lebanon Valley College.  Professionally, Dr. Weber has performed with the Norman Luboff Choir, the United States Singing Sergeants and the Paul Hill Chorale. While at Amarillo College, Dr. Weber conducted the Amarillo College Choir and the Amarillo College Vocal Jazz.  In addition, he has served as director of the Amarillo Master Chorale, a semi-professional adult choir performing at least two major concerts per season, often in collaboration with other regional arts organizations. At Wayland, he will direct choirs, teach choral music education and conducting courses, and supervise student teachers.

 

Carl RowesCarl Rowles has been named Wayland’s new Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Instrumental Education. Rowles is currently serving as the interim director of the Monmouth College Wind Ensemble while completing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in band conducting at the University of Iowa. He is on course to complete his degree in May.

Rowles holds a master’s degree from Tennessee Technological University in music education curriculum, instruction and conducting and a bachelor’s degree from Simpson College in music education. While at the University of Iowa, Rowles has conducted the university band and been part of the leadership team for the Hawkeye Marching Band. He has held teaching positions at Tennessee Technological University and New Hampton High School in New Hampton, Iowa.

Professionally, Rowles has served as a conductor, adjudicator and musical theatre conductor. He is an accomplished performer on trumpet and piano, and has designed marching drill arrangements. At Wayland he will direct the Wayland Wind Ensemble, teach instrumental music education and conducting courses, and supervise student teachers.

 

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Music Auditions scheduled (see link for additional information):

  • February 26-27 recruiting weekend
  • April 1-2 during BIG WEEKEND recruiting event
  • Other times by arrangement.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, April 26

Mark Pair, Piano Artist in Residence

Harral Auditorium, 7:00 pm

Thursday, April 28

Choral Solo & Ensemble Concert

Harral Auditorium, 7:00 pm

WBU is an All Steinway School

The School of Music at Wayland Baptist University is an credited Institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

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