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Jeffrey L. Webb
Jeffrey L. Webb, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Allegheny College and a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from Binghamton University. While at Allegheny, Mr. Webb acted as student conductor for the Allegheny College Choirs, and was active as a tenor soloist, accompanist and musical director for several theatre productions. In addition, Mr. Webb conducted members of the Erie Philharmonic and pianist Alec Chien in a performance of Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto in G minor. While attending Binghamton University, Mr. Webb served as the conductor of the Binghamton University Women's Chorus from 2000-2001 and acted as a guest conductor for the Binghamton University Chamber Chorus. At the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Mr. Webb conducts the Concert Choir and teaches courses in Theory, Critical Music Listening, and Popular Music. Mr. Webb has studied conducting with Dr. Ward Jamison and Dr. Bruce Borton, has had coaching sessions with Maestro Peter Bay of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, and has served as conductor and accompanist for a wide variety of performing groups. Mr. Webb's compositions have been performed by the Allegheny College Choirs, Binghamton University Women's Chorus and Harper Chorale and by the Westmont Hilltop Women's Ensemble.  Mr. Webb is active as both a guest conductor and vocal clinician, having presented his research for both Pennsylvania and Virginia Music Educators Associations and having his article entitled, Promoting Vocal Health in the Choral Rehearsal published by Music Educators Journal in May 2007.  In addition to his duties at Pitt-Johnstown, Mr. Webb serves as the Artistic Director of the Blair Concert Chorale in Altoona, PA.  Mr. Webb can be reached at jeffwebb@pitt.edu.
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Michael L. Bodolosky
Mr. Bodolosky joined the faculty at Pitt-Johnstown in 1993 and acts as Director of Bands, Conductor for the Musical Theatre Productions, and Instructor of Music. He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he holds both a B.S. and M.Ed. in Music Education. A native of Laureldale, Pennsylvania, Mr. Bodolosky retired as Director of Bands and Fine Arts Department Chairperson for the Richland School District. His bands have performed extensively in Europe and throughout the United States, including at Walt Disney World and the Florida Citrus Bowl. Mr. Bodolosky has served as State Chair of Public Relations for Music in Our Schools Month, and served three terms as District 6 President for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. He was the recipient of the Pennsylvania Music Educators 1987 and 2002 “Citation of Excellence in Teaching” and is listed in “Who’s, Who Among American Teachers.”  Mr. Bodolosky was the recipient of the Bottle Work's Arts Center 2007 Artist's Hall of Fame Award and the Johnstown Chamber of Commerce's 2009 Cultural Affairs Award.  He is a member of Phi Beta Mu, the National School Bandmasters Fraternity, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the National Honorary Music Fraternity.  Mr. Bodolosky is founder and leader of the “Jazz In Your Face Big Band,” an 18 piece jazz band dedicated to jazz education, entertaining audiences through regular appearances in the Greater Johnstown area, Western Pennsylvania, and annually at the Flood City Music Festival. He is active as a clinician, adjudicator, guest conductor, and freelance musician.  In addition to his teaching and performing duties, Mr. Bodolosky also serves as the Executive Director for the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center.   Mr. Bodolosky can be reached via e-mail at mlb17@pitt.edu.
Last Reviewed: October 22, 2007