Elkhart, IN—May 20th, 2019 – The Conn-Selmer Division of Education is pleased to welcome Dr. David Fullmer as West Region Educational Support Manager beginning August 5, 2019. After 37 years of instrumental teaching, he will be retiring from Snow College as Director of Bands where he conducted the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Badger Band and taught courses in conducting and music education.
“I am very excited to join Conn-Selmer’s outstanding team of music education professionals and look forward to serving as their West Region Educational Support Manager. We know the power of music to change lives and I look forward to supporting music education professionals in this new capacity.” – Dr. David Fullmer, Educational Support Manager, West Region
Dr. Fullmer is active as a Guest Conductor, Clinician and Adjudicator throughout the Western United States and has received the Mid-West Clinic Medal of Honor, Utah Music Educators Association Outstanding Music Educator Award, the National Band Association Citation for Excellence (twice), Utah Music Educators Superior Accomplishment Award (twice), National Federation of High School Activities Association Western States Section Outstanding Music Educator Award, Ray Smith Music Educator of the Year, PTA State Golden Apple Award, Utah Bandmasters Association Mentor Award, and has been featured twice on the cover of School Band and Orchestra Magazine.
“It is with great enthusiasm we welcome Dr. David Fullmer to the Conn-Selmer family. He brings to the table a rich history of success; above all, he emulates the spirit of the company’s ongoing outreach in support of music programs in the nation and around the world." - Tim Lautzenheiser, Vice President of Education and Chief Education Development Officer
Dr. Fullmer earned a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in Instrumental Conducting from The University of Washington and his Masters and Bachelor’s degrees in music education from Brigham Young University. He studied conducting with Glenn Williams, Ralph Laycock, Don Peterson, Clyn Barrus, David Blackinton, Peter Eros, and Timothy Salzman. His dissertation, A Comparison of the Wind Band Writing of Three Contemporary Composers: Karel Husa, Timothy Broege, and Cindy McTee, comprises three chapters of A Composer's Insight: Thought, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band, Vol. 1 published by Meredith Music. He has published over a dozen articles on various Music Education topics.
About the Division of Education at Conn-Selmer
The Conn-Selmer Division of Education, led by Vice President of Education, Tim Lautzenheiser, is dedicated to providing exemplary programs, services and advocacy tailored to the positive growth and development of music education around the globe. This mission is accomplished through five main areas including the Educational Clinician Network, Conn-Selmer Institute, Conn-Selmer VIP Program, the Music Administration Collaborative and the Conn-Selmer School Partnership Program. Collectively we seek a world where every child has access and support to a quality music education. For more information, visit http://education.conn-selmer.com or contact us at, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 574-523-0698.
Conn-Selmer is the leading U.S. manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur and professional use under the brand portfolio of Vincent Bach, C.G. Conn, King, Holton, Selmer, Armstrong, Leblanc, Ludwig, Musser, and Scherl & Roth. With a focus on quality craftsmanship,
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