Kurt Dietrich

Kurt Dietrich

Professor of Music, Barbara Baldwin De Frees Chair in the Performing Arts

DietrichK@ripon.edu
920-748-8786
Office: Rodman 150

  • Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • Areas of Interest

Basic Information

Education

  • B.Music, Lawrence University
  • M.Music, Northwestern University
  • D.M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Courses Taught

  • Music 112, 300 World Music
  • Music 112, 300 Jazz History
  • Music 121 Music Theory I
  • Music 190.07 Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • Music 190.05 Jazz Ensemble
  • Music 260.01 Brass Techniques
  • Music 332 Romantic Musical Styles
  • Music 150 Private lessons (trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, improvisation)

 

Awards & Honors

  • Underkofler award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2012
  • International Association for Jazz Education, Wisconsin Unit, Distinguished Service Award, 2007
  • Severy Teaching Awards, 1994 and 1998

Publications

  • Jazz ‘Bones: The World of Jazz Trombone (Advance Music, 2005)
  • CD with Matrix, Proud Flesh: A Matrix Reunion (Summit Records, 2002)
  • Duke’s ‘Bones: Ellington’s Great Trombonists (Advance Music, 1995)
  • Contributor to the International Dictionary of Black Composers (Fitzroy, 1999)
  • Regular reviewer of books for CHOICE and recordings for the International Trombone Association Journal
  •  I am currently writing a book on Jazz in Wisconsin.

Areas of Interest

  • Jazz performance
  • Jazz history
  • Duke Ellington
  • Trombone performance
  • Jazz in Wisconsin