BU to host music educator lecture

For immediate release: 28 January 2008

BLOOMSBURG — “Teaching Music With Passion,” a lecture by music professor Peter Loel Boonshaft, comes to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Carver Hall, Kenneth Gross Auditorium, on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 6:30 p.m. The lecture is open to the public free of charge.
Boonshaft will speak about teaching music, based on his book, “Teaching Music With Passion,” that gives students an insight on how to stay enthused about music education. Boonshaft holds a doctor of musical arts degree and serves as conductor of the wind ensemble and symphonic band, professor of conducting and music education, and director of the graduate wind conducting program at Hofstra University in New York. He is a frequent speaker at the annual Pennsylvania Music Educators Association conference.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.