Kurt Dietrich

  Kurt Dietrich

 

Education

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

 

Current Courses Taught

  • Music 190.05 Jazz Ensemble
  • Music 190.07 Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • Music 112, 300 Jazz History
  • Music 112, 300 World Music
  • Music 332 Romantic Musical Styles
  • Music 121 Music Theory I
  • Music 150 Private lessons (trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, improvisation)
  • Music 302 Instrumental Methods

 

 

 

Awards and 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

 

 

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • 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

 

 

 

Areas of Interest

  • Jazz performance
  • Jazz history
  • Duke Ellington
  • Trombone performance