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 335 - 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

Designated as a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, Geneva is recognized as one of the best places in the state for students to learn, to grow, and to succeed.

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Upcoming Events
Dec06
The Genevans Christmas "Glad Tidings" Concert
1st Presbyterian Church, Beaver Falls 7:00 p.m.

ARTS & CULTURE
The Genevans welcomes Christmas season with “Glad Tidings!”
The ensemble will perform its annual Christmas concerts on Dec. 5 and 6.
CURRENT STUDENTS
Geneva vocalists perform well at Tri-State competition
Five music majors competed against peers from PA, OH and WV.
ARTS & CULTURE
Geneva Reading Series: Nostalgia
Literary and musical talent will be on display on Wed., Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.
ATHLETICS
Cornuet remembers brother with help from football
Reprinted with permission from the Beaver County Times.
ATHLETICS
Athletic Department adds three programs
Geneva’s list of varsity sports expands to include Men’s and Women’s Golf and Men’s Tennis.