Associate Professor of Music (Bands); Associate Director of Bands
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Simon Center, M153E
Dr. Jeffrey D. Gershman is the associate director of bands and an associate professor of music at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He is conductor of the Symphonic Band and teaches classes in undergraduate music education and repertoire and graduate conducting. His past positions include serving as the director of instrumental activities at Texas A&M University-Commerce and the co-director of instrumental music at Monroe-Woodbury High School in Central Valley, N.Y.
Dr. Gershman holds two degrees from Indiana University, having received his Bachelor of Music Education with High Distinction as well as his Master of Music in Wind Conducting—the first such degree awarded by the Jacobs School of Music. He earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in Wind Conducting degree at The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Gershman maintains an active guest conducting schedule throughout the country. In addition, he has presented lectures at many state and national conventions as well as publishing articles on repertoire and programming which have been hailed as "groundbreaking."