Brian C. Wuttke, Ph.D.

Brian C. Wuttke is Assistant Professor of Music Education and conductor of the Symphonic Band at George Mason University. He is an experienced music teacher, having served the Miami-Dade County Public School system, the nation’s fourth largest, for eighteen years. He has taught instrumental music at G. W. Carver MS, Coral Gables HS, Hialeah HS, Killian HS, Coral Reef HS and Miami-Dade College. Concert, jazz and marching bands under his direction have consistently earned superior ratings at district music performance assessments. The Killian High School Jazz Band and Wind Symphony have received the state superior award numerous times while under his direction. The Killian Wind Symphony attained further distinction by being invited to the 2002 Bands of America National Concert Band Festival.

Dr. Wuttke is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society and is recognized in Who’s Who of American Teachers 2000, 2001 and 2004. He was the 2004 runner-up for the Miami-Dade County Public School Teacher of the Year. In 2005, he earned National Board Certification in Early Adolescent and Young Adulthood. Dr. Wuttke has been a member of the Music Educators National Conference and Florida Bandmasters Association for over twenty years and has served as an adjudicator, district chairman and member-at-large on the clinics committee for the Florida Bandmasters Association.

Dr. Wuttke has presented workshops on topics including: Band Program Organizational Skills, Self-assessment Stretegies for Instrumental Music Teachers and Teaching Intonation and Harmony through Performance. His primary area of research deals with the acoustic evaluation of wind-band intonation through spectrum analysis as described in his dissertation entitled: A model describing the effects of equipment, instruction and director and student attributes on wind-band intonation.

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