JSU music professor to present at three international conferences


David N. Ware, associate professor of music at Jackson State University, has been invited to present at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities and the International Conference on the Arts in Society in Sydney, Australia. The Hawaii conferences will be held in January 2010, and the Sydney conference will take place in July.

Ware’s presentation is titled, “King of the Chit’lin Circuit: The Life and Music of Bobby Rush.”

Ware, a member of the JSU Department of Music faculty since 2000, directs the Jazz Ensemble II, the Brasswind Ensemble and the Trumpet Ensemble. He was one of 14 professors selected as a University Scholar for the 2008-2009 academic year. Ware’s publications include “Interviews with 16 Band Directors at Historically Black Colleges: Their Attitudes, Opinions and Methods” (Edwin Mellen Press); “Flexibility Studies for the Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba” (Cimarron Music Press); “Gettin’ It Together: Tips for Creating an Excellent Teaching Portfolio;” and numerous articles in the International Trumpet Guild Journal, the Jazz Education Journal, the School Band and Orchestra Magazine and the Mississippi Bandmaster.

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18 thoughts on “JSU music professor to present at three international conferences

  1. Congratulations, Dr. Ware!!!!!!! May God bless your works to be an encouragement to the leaders of the future (young adults). Your family in the north will continue to pray for you and yours.
    God Speed & God Bless.

  2. Dr. Ware, continue to bless the world with your works and may God hold you in his unchanging hands. The family in the north are proud of you & keep up the good work!

    God Bless & God Speed!!!!!!!!

  3. Congratulations Dr. Ware on a job well done. I sure this experience will bring an opportunities for you to share ideas and continue your growth and development in music education. Thanks, keep the music playing.

  4. Congratulations David on this extraordinary achievement! May God continue to Bless you also on your future endeavors!

    Eugene and Alma Fisher

  5. Great job on the scholarly work. Accomplishments like these keep JSU at the frontiers of higher education in America. I’m very optimistic about the future of JSU. Keep working it…

  6. Congratulations Dr. D!!!! The best is yet to come. While others may not always acknowlege or remember your academic excellence, those of us who love you never forget.

    This honor speaks highlyl of you personally and verifies the quality of the faculty at JSU. JSU Music Department is one of Mississippi’s best kept secret. And, it’s time we let the cat out the bag… Let’s toot that horn.

  7. Congratulations on a job well done! I am a huge fan of Mississippi blues artists and I appreciate your reverence for the TRUE BLUES! May God continue to bless you and your family.

  8. Congratulations Dr. Ware! Wishing you much success and safe travel.

    Sandra Nimox
    Librarian, Divison of Library and Information Resources

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