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Jeff Doebler

Jeff Doebler serves as professor of music and director of music education and bands at Valparaiso University. He is also conductor of the concert band and handbell choirs for Lutheran Summer Music. Jeff has been a church musician since sixth grade, and has served professionally as a church music director, brass soloist, and conductor of church ensembles, including: choir, handbell choir, concert band, Dixieland band, brass choir, and woodwind choir. Dr. Doebler earned three degrees in music education: B.A.-Luther College, M.M.-Valparaiso University, and Ph.D.-University of Minnesota. Before coming to Valparaiso University, he served as a school music teacher and church musician in Emmetsburg, Iowa, and Shakopee, Minnesota. Dr. Doebler is president-elect of the Indiana Bandmasters Association, and state editor and former president of the Indiana Music Educators Association.

Recent Posts

The Concert Band in Church

Posted on Dec 31, 2012 10:33:41 AM by Jeff Doebler in Instruments and Ensembles, in review-prelude

Part Two: Hymns

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The Concert Band in Church

Posted on Dec 24, 2012 7:00:55 AM by Jeff Doebler in Instruments and Ensembles, in review-prelude

Part One: Literature

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