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

Psychology students present work at regional conferences annually.

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Upcoming Events
SERVICE
Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.
CURRENT STUDENTS
Branches on campus
The Christian indie/folk band is kicking off the Three Past Three program on October 23.
COMMUNITY
Living in Color: Steppin’ Up—Moving from Theory to Action
The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.
VISIT EVENTS
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.