Mr. Donald K. Gilbert

Adjunct Instructor
Music  Faculty Bio: Mr. Donald K. Gilbert

Classes Taught
MUSC 1109: Applied Drums
MUSC 3109: Advanced Applied Drums
MUSC 3201: Instrumental Methods (percussion)
Commendation, Meritorious Service
    1990, 1991 and 1999
Special Acts Award, 1996
Bachelor of Music
        Eastman School of Muisc
Master of Music
        Michigan State University
Symphony of the Hills, timpanist

While a student at Eastman, Mr. Gilbert led the percussion section of the Eastman Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra under Dr. Howard Hanson and performed in Carnegie Hall as a member of the Eastman Wind Ensemble directed by Dr. Frederick Fennell. He traveled the world working for the State Department, seeing Europe, the Middle East, and the Soviet Union. Mr. Gilbert has at least eight compositions published and many scholarly articles about percussion.