Percussion Faculty - Dr. Thomas Wubbenhorst
Thomas Martin Wubbenhorst is an Adjunct Professor of Music at The University of Maine where he conducts the University Percussion Ensemble, teaches applied percussion, Percussion Methods, and Fundamentals of Music; in addition, he is on the Adjunct Humanities faculty at Husson University. Previously, he was a tenured Associate Professor of Music at Georgia State University where he was the chair of orchestral studies, director of university bands, and coordinator of instrumental conducting studies.
Dr. Wubbenhorst is known in the United States, Canada, and South Africa as a conductor, clinician, composer, and percussion educator. He is recognized for his scholarship on the wind-band music of David Maslanka, and for his research on the psychological and personality characteristics of music educators and performers that is published in the United States and Great Britain, and has been cited in some seventy-five published books, dissertations, and articles.
Following his graduation from the University of Bridgeport (B.S. in music education), Yale University (Master of Music in percussion and composition), and the University of Missouri (PhD in curriculum and instruction with emphases in music education, conducting, and psychology), Dr. Wubbenhorst has taught for over forty years at universities in Connecticut, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah, and Wisconsin. He moved to Maine in May, 2000, and lives in Orland with his two sons Hayden and Connor.
Dr. Thomas Wubbenhorst
5788 Class of 1944 Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5788
Voice: 207.581.1247 Fax: 207.581.4701