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Grant, Gary


Gary S. Grant, Ph.D.

Chair, Bands, Conducting
Alexander Music Center # 127
Music Department
Edinboro University of Pennsylvanis
Edinboro, PA  16444
Phone: 814.732.2792

Office Hours for Spring 2013

10:00am - Noon   MW
12:00pm - 1:00   T

Courses for Spring 2013

MUSC 328  Advanced Instrumental Conducting 
MUSC 058 Jazz Ensemble
MUSC 065 Symphonic Wind Ensemble


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.