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

For over 50 years, Geneva’s chemistry department has been approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS)—a distinction achieved by only six other colleges in the CCCU.

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Upcoming Events
Oct26
Reformation Day Service
Metheney Fieldhouse 6:30 p.m.

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.