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Dr. David Fullmer to Become Educational Support Manager for Conn-Selmer in the Western U.S.

Christian Wissmuller • People • May 17, 2019

The Conn-Selmer Division of Education has welcomed Dr. David Fullmer as West Region Educational Support Manager beginning August 5, 2019.  After 37 years of instrumental teaching, he will be retiring from Snow College as Director of Bands where he conducted the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Badger Band and taught courses in conducting and music education.

Dr. Fullmer is active as a Guest Conductor, Clinician and Adjudicator throughout the Western United States and has received the Mid-West Clinic Medal of Honor, Utah Music Educators Association Outstanding Music Educator Award, the National Band Association Citation for Excellence (twice), Utah Music Educators Superior Accomplishment Award (twice), National Federation of High School Activities Association Western States Section Outstanding Music Educator Award, Ray Smith Music Educator of the Year, PTA State Golden Apple Award, Utah Bandmasters Association Mentor Award, and has been featured twice on the cover of School Band & Orchestra Magazine.

Dr. Fullmer earned a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in Instrumental Conducting from The University of Washington and his Masters and Bachelor’s degrees in music education from Brigham Young University. He studied conducting with Glenn Williams, Ralph Laycock, Don Peterson, Clyn Barrus, David Blackinton, Peter Eros, and Timothy Salzman. His dissertation, A Comparison of the Wind Band Writing of Three Contemporary Composers: Karel Husa, Timothy Broege, and Cindy McTee, comprises three chapters of A Composer’s Insight: Thought, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band, Vol. 1 published by Meredith Music. He has published over a dozen articles on various Music Education topics.

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