Get Off the Crazy Train!—Tools for Psychological Wellbeing
- Eric & Lynette Wilson (husband/wife team, representing educator and therapist perspectives) will present strategies to improve one’s personal and professional life. Topics discussed to improve one’s teaching, conducting, and leadership are: handling stressors of the profession, becoming your authentic & balanced self, and dealing with vulnerability, criticism, and perfectionism.
- Eric Wilson (E_Wilson@baylor.edu)
- 12/15/2016 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
- J. Eric Wilson, Professor of Ensembles and Conducting, has been Director of Bands at Baylor University since 2006. He provides administrative leadership for all aspects of the band program, conducts the Wind Ensemble, and teaches and oversees the undergraduate and graduate conducting curriculum. Dr. Wilson is Past-President of the Big 12 Band Directors Association and current President of the CBDNA Southwestern Division. He has been elected into Phi Beta Mu and the American Bandmasters Association, and honored as Outstanding Professor for Tenured Teaching by Baylor University in 2014.
Dr. Wilson is in demand as a conducting clinician, adjudicator, and performing artist. As a conductor, he has directed numerous regional honor bands and conducted his own groups at conventions including TMEA, CBDNA, and The Midwest Clinic. He was a featured contributor in the 2015 Meredith Music publication, Rehearsing the Band, Volume 2.
Prior to joining the Baylor faculty, he served twelve years on the faculty of Abilene Christian University. Dr. Wilson holds both the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Abilene Christian University. Prior to his university appointments, Dr. Wilson taught in the Texas public school system. When not teaching and performing, Dr. Wilson enjoys spending time with his wife, Lynette, and their four children, Blake, Meredith, Luke, and Caleb.