Gary Viebranz, D.M.A.

Gary Viebranz, D.M.A.
Teaching Professor of Music/Director of Instrumental Ensembles, Arts Administration and Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts programs
Office Phone
Office Location
138 Kochel
PENN STATE BEHREND
170 KOCHEL CENTER
ERIE, PA 16563
    Biography

    Dr. Gary A. Viebranz is the Director of Instrumental Ensembles at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, where he conducts the Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Pep Band, teaches curricular courses in music, and serves as director of Music at Noon, the Logan Series.

    Dr. Viebranz was graduated from The Ohio State University with the Bachelor of Music Education degree, cum laude. He holds Master of Music degrees in tuba performance and conducting, as well as the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.

    Dr. Viebranz is in frequent demand throughout the United States as guest conductor, clinician, and soloist. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, the Music Educator’s National Conference, the College Band Directors National Association, the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association, Chamber Music America, and the American Federation of Musicians.

    Courses Taught

    • MUSIC 005, An Introduction to Western Music
    • MUSIC 007, Evolution of Jazz
    • MUSIC 079, Pep Band
    • MUSIC 082, Concert Band
    • MUSIC 084, Jazz Ensemble
    • MUSIC 296, Independent Studies
    Research Interests

    Wind conducting, Tuba Performance, Instrumental Music History, Folk Music, New Orleans Jazz, traditional German & Bavarian Folk Music

    Publications

    Music at Noon Notes, Music at Noon Notes - December 31, 2020

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - September, 2020

    Music at Noon Notes, Music at Noon Notes - December 31, 2019

    Music at Noon Notes, Music at Noon Notes - December 31, 2018

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - September, 2018

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - April, 2018

    Music at Noon Notes, Music at Noon Notes - December 31, 2017

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - December, 2017

    Music at Noon Notes, Music at Noon Notes - December 31, 2016

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - December, 2016

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - July, 2016

    Music at Noon Notes, Music at Noon Notes - December 31, 2015

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - December, 2015

    Music at Noon Notes, Music at Noon Notes - December 31, 2014

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - October, 2014

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - January, 2014

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - July, 2013

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - April, 2013

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - January, 2013

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - October, 2012

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - July, 2012

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - April, 2012

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA News - January, 2012

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - October, 2011

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - July, 2011

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - April, 2011

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - January, 2011

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2010

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2010

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2010

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2010

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2009

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2009

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2009

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2009

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2009

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2008

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2008

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2008

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2008

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2007

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2007

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2006

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2006

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2006

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2005

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2005

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2005

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2004

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2004

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2004

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2003

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - January, 2003

    Rev. of The Jazz Pianist: Left-Hand Voicings and Chord Theory, by Fred Hughes - 2002

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - April, 2002

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - July, 2001

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - April, 2001

    Going Digital: A Basic Need Guide to Archiving Your Performances On Compact Disc, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - 2000

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - October, 2000

    Jazz Reviews, PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association - July, 2000

    Education

    DMA, Conducting, The University of Cincinnati

    MM (Master of Music), Tuba Performance, Wind Conducting, University of Cincinnati

    BME, The Ohio State University