Vincent DuBeau - Music Appreciation
Vincent S. Du Beau currently serves on the faculties of Delsea Regional Middle School and High School in Franklinville, New Jersey and Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, where he combines schedules to teach middle school instrumental music, high school choral music, and collegiate wind band, wind conducting, and music history. A flutist and pianist by trade, he holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Rowan University and a Master of Arts degree in Music Performance (Instrumental Conducting) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he studied under Dr. Jack Stamp. His previous teaching posts include Director of Bands at Middle Township High School, as well as Marching Band Director at Paulsboro High School and music teacher at Keyport High School and Elementary School. As a conductor, educator, and musician, Mr. Du Beau has worked extensively with concert bands, marching bands, pep bands, jazz bands, and pit orchestras. Among his notable performances are the Keystone Chamber Winds inception concert in 2006 and the Keystone Wind Ensemble's 2007 recording of The Composer's Voice: The Music of Ron Nelson. In 2008 he also led the IUP Wind Ensemble in a recording session of Mark Camphouse's A Movement for Rosa released that fall. In May 2011, Mr. Du Beau made his Carnegie Hall debut as both conductor and flutist. In addition to being an active performer, Mr. Du Beau has also spent time as a researcher and clinician. He has presented clinics on wind band programming and literature for the New Jersey Music Educators Conference (NJMEA), Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Rowan University, and has been a contributing author for TEMPO Magazine. He has worked with many prominent composers for the wind band including Jack Stamp, Steve Bryant, Samuel Hazo, Cindy McTee, and Bruce Yurko, and wrote his Masters thesis on the music of Mark Camphouse with the aid of the composer. Mr. Du Beau's professional affiliations include NAfME, NJMEA, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Mr. Du Beau is happily married to his wife Stacey, a professor of law and sociology courses for both Rowan University and Gloucester County College. They reside in Vineland, New Jersey.