Faculty - Thom Wubbenhorst
Thomas Martin Wubbenhorst (b. 1952) is an Adjunct Professor of Music at the University of Maine where he conducts the University Percussion Ensemble and teaches applied percussion. Previously, he was the Director of Classical Music at Liberty School in Blue Hill, Maine (2002-05), and was a tenured Associate Professor of Music at Georgia State University where he was chair of orchestral studies, director of university bands, and coordinator of instrumental conducting studies. He was the conductor of the Atlanta Wind Symphony from 1994-96 and now serves as a guest conductor and advisor to the board of directors.
Dr. Wubbenhorst is known in the United States, Canada, and South Africa as a conductor, clinician, composer, adjudicator, and percussion educator. He is recognized internationally as a scholar on the wind-band music of David Maslanka, and his research on the psychological and personality characteristics of music educators and performers is published in the United States and Great Britain.
Following his graduation from the University of Bridgeport (Bachelor of Science in music education), Yale University (Master of Music in percussion performance and composition), and the University of Missouri-Columbia (PhD in curriculum and instruction with emphases in music education and psychology), Dr. Wubbenhorst taught for twenty-seven years at universities in Connecticut, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah, and Wisconsin before moving to Maine in May, 2000. He lives in Orland, Maine with his sons Hayden and Connor.
Dr. Thomas Wubbenhorst
5788 Class of 1944 Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5788
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