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Faculty Profile


Harper, Larry D., PhD

Professor/ Director of the Wind and Percussion Institute
Office: Shattuck Music Center B28
Office Phone: 262-524-7188
B.A. California State University-Northridge
M.S. University of Illinois
D.M.A. Michigan State University

Areas of Specialization:
Wind music, conducting
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:
Founder and Conductor, The Wisconsin Wind Orchestra

Guest Speaker and Conductor, Eastman Wind Ensemble 100th Anniversary Conference

Guest Conductor and Clinician, National School of Music of Costa Rica

Guest Conducting Clinician, University of Pec, Hungary

Guest Conductor, Holland Wind Players, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

“Credo on the Nature and Origins of Music,” Journal of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles.

“The Sesquicentennial Celebration Wind Band Commissions of the United States Military Academy at West Point,” College Band Directors National Association Journal.

“Symphony in B-Flat by Paul Robert Marcel Fauchet,” Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. Ed. Richard Miles.
Service to Carroll University or the Profession:
Founder and Director, El Sistema of Greater Milwaukee

Guest Speaker, World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Sweden
Honors and Awards:
Benjamin F. Richason Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Educational Innovation (2003).

Last updated 10/2/2012

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