Dr. Craig B. Parker
B. Parker teaches undergraduate and graduate music history and
also plays trumpet with the K-State Faculty Brass Quintet. He
has also taught a variety of music theory courses at K-State
as well as applied trumpet and horn. Parker was a member of
numerous professional ensembles, including the American Wind
Symphony Orchestra, Spoleto (Italy) Festival Orchestra, Long
Beach Symphony Orchestra, and the Composers Brass Quintet.
was advisor in the subject area of brass and wind performers
for the forthcoming Grove Dictionary of American Music,
and is chair of the American Band History Research Interest
Group of the Society for American Music. At K-State, Parker
has won the William Stamey Award for Excellence in
Undergraduate Instruction and the Phi Kappa Phi Artist Award.
In March 2011, he received the Society for American Music
Distinguished Service Citation.
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