May 03

NBA-IU Elects New Executive Board

Meet the New 2012-2013 Executive Board

Congratulations to the new NBA-IU Executive Board for the 2012-2013 school year!

The 2012-2013 Board

Brian Corbin – President

Brian Corbin, originally from Stafford, VA, is a junior clarinetist at Indiana University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the Jacobs School of Music. In addition to the B.M.E., he is also pursuing a minor in wind conducting. Although his clarinet playing and introduction into band started in 6th grade, Brian really discovered his passion for music in high school with marching band, various concert and jazz ensembles, and many honor bands across the state of Virginia. He now devotes much of his time helping other students expand their knowledge of music through private lessons and local clinics.

Even in his short time at IU, Brian has performed with the Indiana University concert band, the Marching Hundred, and various chamber ensembles throughout the Jacobs School of Music. He studies clarinet with renowned Professor Howard Klug and has had lessons with clarinettists from all over the world. Brian is confident that the new Indiana University chapter of the National Band Association will not only be beneficial to band lovers, but also help the Bloomington, Indiana community and the Jacobs School of Music.

Brian Corbin

Isaac Brinberg – Vice President

Hailing from Blacksburg, Virginia, Isaac Brinberg has a captivation for anything musical. Whether in the Concert Hall or classroom, he is interested in approaching musical study from a variety of academic and performance perspectives. Isaac’s love for music originally started on the piano and since has grown into a passion for music education and performance on tuba and piano. He has interest in analysis of musical literature and a strong interest in Wind Band conducting. He is currently pursing a Bachelor’s in Music Education with a Minor in Wind Conducting and is studying with Dan Perantoni. Isaac is currently a member of the Indiana University Wind Ensemble, the IU Marching Hundred and the Leaves of Brass Quintet and has been a member of the IU Concert and Symphonic Bands. Isaac is also a member of NAfME. In addition to studying music, Isaac enjoys reading, viewing art exhibits, and playing golf.

Isaac Brinberg

Bailey Petersma – Secretary

Bailey Petersma is a junior percussionist from Johnston, Iowa pursuing a BME in both band and choral music education at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. She currently studies percussion with Michael Spiro and has also studied with IU Professors John Tafoya and Kevin Bobo. Since coming to IU, she has been a member of the Concert and Symphonic Bands, the Marching Hundred drumline, the IU Percussion Ensemble, and the Afro-Cuban Folkloric Ensemble.

Bailey spends her summers teaching private percussion lessons to students in her hometown where she also regularly works as a drumline instructor. Through her coursework and extracurricular opportunities, she has gained considerable experience as a conductor and as an educator, skills which she is eager to utilize and share as she moves forward into her career. She looks forward to helping NBA-IU continue its growth and success after an exciting first year. Outside of music, Bailey enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with her cats Lily and Tinsel.

Daniel Flynn – Treasurer

Daniel Flynn, from Granger, Indiana, is a sophomore at the Jacobs School of Music, pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education with a minor in Mathematics. Daniel plays trombone and euphonium and also plays sousaphone in the Indiana University Marching Hundred. Daniel started participating in band in 6th grade and studied trombone and euphonium privately with Don Litherland from 8th grade until his senior year of high school. Daniel would like to thank his high school band director G. Keith Rudolph for shaping his interests as a music educator.

At the Jacobs School of Music, Daniel studies with Carl Lenthe and also enjoys occasional lessons with M. Dee Stewart and Pete Ellefson. Daniel is particularly interested in arranging, music theory, and conducting. At IU, Daniel has been blessed to be part of great ensembles including the IU Marching Hundred, Symphonic Band, Trombone Choir, and chamber groups. Daniel is grateful for the teaching experience he has gained already in his career, and seeks to one day lead students to better themselves as thinkers and doers through learning and performance of music.

Daniel Flynn

Evan Barry – Historian

Evan Barry is currently a junior percussionist studying music education with a minor in conducting. He is originally from the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago (Lake Zurich). Evan currently studies with Michael Spiro and has also studied with Conrad Alexander, Chip Ross, John Tafoya, Kevin Bobo, and Brett Baxter. Evan’s performance credentials include playing snare drum with the Marching Hundred, playing with the IU Steel Pan Ensemble, Brazilian Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Symphony Orchestra and Concert Orchestra at IU. During the summer of 2012, he attended Brevard Music Center as a percussionist. He is often hired to play drum set for his church and for musicals around Lake Zurich, Deer Park, and Palatine area.

Some of his teaching experiences include teaching private lessons, being a student conductor for the Lake Zurich Summer Band, and various leadership positions in ensembles. While a conductor with the Lake Zurich Summer Band, Evan was given the opportunity to work with both concert bands and the jazz band. It was with this experience that he developed a true passion for teaching band. He is very excited to be a part of NBA-IU Executive Board!

Evan Barry