Gary S. Grant, Ph.D.
Acting Chair, Music Education, Conducting
Alexander Music Center # 127
Edinboro University of Pennsylvanis
Edinboro, PA 16444
Office Hours for Fall 2014
11:00 - Noon MW
2:00 - 4:00pm MW
1:00 - 2:00pm T
Courses for Fall 2014
MUSC 322 Basic Conducting
MUED 418 Secondary Instrumental and Vocal Methods
MUED 419 Secondary Music Field Experience
MUED 495 / 695 Student Teaching
Ph.D., Music Education, University of Missouri-Columbia
M.M., Conducting, University of Missouri-Columbia
B.S., Music Education, University of Illinois
Dr. Gary S. Grant, Chair of the Music Department, Director of Bands, and Professor of Music Education, has been a faculty member at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania since August, 1993.
Professional activities, experiences, performances, and honors include guest conducting in Canada 12 times in the past ten years, guest conductor for honor concert and jazz bands, conductor of concert, jazz, and marching bands at Edinboro University which have performed over 100 times in the past five years. Dr. Grant has also been nominated to “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers” two times in the past five years. He was selected as a finalist for “Educator of the Year” at Edinboro University. In 2005, Dr. Grant received the Edinboro University “Advisor of the Year Award” (recognition for contributions toward a student-centered learning environment). Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia awarded him the prestegious Orpheus Award in 2009 for significant and lasting contributions to the cause of music in America.
While on sabbatical during the 2011 - 2012 academic year, Dr. Grant researched the use of technology in the classroom. Some of the areas include using the iPad as a teaching tool, website design and creation, and on-line teaching.
Originally from Crystal Lake, Illinois, Gary and his family reside in Edinboro.