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December, 19, 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM




Scott Lubaroff

Scott Lubaroff

Embracing Diversity Through Programming: Going Beyond Selection to Creating Community Through the Ways We Teach

Clinic Synopsis:

Music educators everywhere are embracing our responsibility to programming that reflects the world about us, giving voice to the many points of view, cultures, and identities through our art and embracing our deeper commitment to a fulfilling education by making sure the music we share sounds like what our nation is. This session goes beyond conceptual recognition, exploring what it means for this to be an authentic part of our curriculum, fostering students as the citizens they deserve to be.

Scott Lubaroff - Biographical Information

Scott Lubaroff is Professor of Music and Director of Bands at the University of Central Florida, where he conducts the UCF Wind Ensemble and oversees a comprehensive program that includes four concert bands, chamber winds, 400-member Marching Knights, and Pep Band. He guides the graduate program in instrumental conducting and teaches undergraduate & graduate courses in conducting & music education. Dr. Lubaroff served as Director of Bands (2005-2017) and Chair of the Music Department (2014-2017) at the University of Central Missouri. Under his direction, the UCF Wind Ensemble performed at the 2020 Southern Division CBDNA Conference and the UCM Wind Ensemble performed twice in Carnegie Hall (2016, 2010), three times at Missouri Music Educators Association Conferences (2015, 2011, 2008), and for the 2014 Southwest Division CBDNA Conference. Dr. Lubaroff has been deeply involved in the commissioning of new works by today's most prominent and rising composers. He served previously as Associate Director of Bands at Kansas State University (2001-2005), and Director of Bands at Williamsburg (IA) High School (1991-1997). He earned his DMA from Michigan State University, and MFA, MA, and BM degrees from The University of Iowa. He is active as a guest conductor and clinician nationally and internationally. His publications include a book on Stravinsky's neo-classical wind works, transcriptions of John Psathas' Omnifenix and Johann Strauss, Jr.'s Éljen a Magyár, Op. 332, and an article in the "Journal of Band Research," on Paul Hindemith's Konzertmusic für Blasorchester, Op. 41.