Geneva College

 

 

Donald Kephart

Don KephartOffice Phone: 724-847-6749
dbk@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Music Education
  • Band Programs
  • Chair, Department of Music

Degrees Received

  • B.M., 1978, Grove City College
  • M.M., 1986, Youngstown State University

Courses Taught

  • MUA 121-422 - Private Brass Lessons
  • MUA 153 - Class Percussion
  • MUA 154, 254 - Class Strings I & II
  • MUA 155, 255 - Class Brass I & II
  • MUA 157, 257 - Class Woodwinds I & II
  • MUS 212 - Marching Band
  • MUS 213 - Symphonic Concert Band
  • MUS 214 - Jazz Band
  • MUS 214 - Brass Quintet
  • MUS 231, 232 - Fundamentals of Conducting I & II
  • MUS 320 - Literature of Brass Instruments
  • MUS 333 - Advanced Instrumental Conducting
  • MUS 251 - Secondary School Music
  • MUS 420 - Pedagogy of Brass Instruments 

Presentation/Publications

  • Served as guest conductor of numerous honor's band programs throughout Pennsylvania, Virginia and Ohio

Awards & Distinctions Received

  • Citation of Excellence for Music Education - PMEA 2007
  • Geneva College Excellence in Teaching Award - 2005
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers - 1998-present
  • Outstanding Young Men in America - 1986

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • Music Educators National Conference
  • Pennsylvania Music Educators Association
  • College Band Directors National Association
  • Phi Beta Mu, National band Directors Organization
  • The Conductors' Guild
  • Christian Instrumental Directors Association

Miscellaneous

  • Director of Music - Chippewa United Methodist Church
  • Married - Wife, Tammie
  • Sons - Nate and Adam

 

Point of Excellence

Geneva’s general engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Upcoming Events
COMMUNITY
2014 One Acts –“Comic Relief”
The collection of five student-driven plays runs from April 24-26.
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“How Then Shall We Sing? An evening of Psalms” at the College Hill RP Church
New Song and The Grace Notes will perform Psalms in a variety of styles on Wed., Apr. 30 at 7 p.m.
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