Music Education for Newfoudland and Labrador and beyond MUN Music Education

Kerri MacPhee (ED 3920 – Instrumental Music Education)
Kerri MacPhee is a D.M.A. candidate at Texas Tech University, specializing in Wind Band Conducting. Prior to Texas, Mrs. MacPhee completed a master’s degree in Instrumental Conducting at Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada) and was the RBC Emerging Artist Resident Conductor of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra. Currently her research at Texas Tech University includes the conceptualization and development of digital software which aides in musical score analysis and efficiently produces a custom reduction of a conductors interpreted score in a flow chart style.

Mrs. MacPhee’s conducting journey has included three recurring placements with the Memorial University Junior Band Week summer program, a resident conductor position with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, assistant conductor of the Mount Allison University Symphonic Band and guest conducting with the Mount Allison University Wind Ensemble. Currently, Mrs. MacPhee conducts and works with the Texas Tech University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, University Band, and is on staff with the Texas Tech University Goin’ Band.

Growing up, Mrs. MacPhee was an active member of the Canadian Cadet Movement, and has since become a senior officer in the Reserve Force while working with various cadet units around the province. During her summers, in her role as Lieutenant(N) MacPhee, she shares her leadership and love of music as director of military marching bands at Canadian Forces base locations in Atlantic Canada. Recently, Mrs. MacPhee was appointed as an Aide-de-Camp to the Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and has served for Her Honour, the Honourable Judy May Foote, P.C., O.N.L. as well as the Honourable Frank Fagan, C.M., O.N.L.