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  • D. Mus. / Brass Pedagogy and Literature, Indiana University
  • M. Mus. / Musicology, Manhattan School of Music
  • B. Mus. / Trumpet Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Chair, Division of Fine Arts


Dr. Paul T. DeBoer, Chair, Fine Arts Division, Professor of Music is the holder of the Edith Kilgore Kirkpatrick Professorship in Music. His trumpet studies have been with members of the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony.  Dr. DeBoer has performed with groups such as the Rochester (NY) Philharmonic, the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, the Roanoke (VA) Symphony and the Rapides Symphony Orchestra.  He was selected to be listed in David Hickman’s new text, “The Great Trumpeters from 1542 to the Present, A Biographical Dictionary.”