Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Dr. Bushman's appointment lends continuity to the tradition of excellence within SCSU's Wind Ensemble while under the direction of Dr. Richard Hansen for the past 20+ years. Her appointment also demonstrates the university's commitment to its music education program and brings to the department additional "real-world" expertise in the area of secondary music education.
Dr. Bushman began her career as Director of bands at Crystal Lake HS in Crystal Lake, Illinois. She was an Assistant Director of bands at Lassiter HS in Marietta, Georgia from 1998-2007.
She received a DMA in Wind Conducting at the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. She holds degrees in Music Education from the UNiversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University.
Dr. Bushman is very excited to meet all of the young musicians at SCSU and is looking forward to contributing to the all of the great music education that is happening in the public schools around the state and the region.