2013-2014 Executive Board

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2013-2014 NBA Executive Board



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Bailey Petersma is a senior 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 and Wind Ensemble, the Marching Hundred drumline, numerous percussion ensembles, the Singing Hoosiers, and the International Vocal Ensemble.

Bailey has spent her summers teaching private percussion lessons in her hometown, and she most recently spent the summer of 2013 as a cabin counselor at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan. Through her coursework and extracurricular o

pportunities, 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 during her second year on the Executive Board. Outside of music, Bailey enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with her cats Lily and Tinsel.


Vice President

Isaac Brinberg

Originally from the mountains of Blacksburg, Virginia, Isaac Brinberg has a captivation for anything musical. Whether in the Concert Hall or classroom, he wants to study music from any perspective he can find. Isaac’s love for music originally started playing the piano and listening to Dvorak’s “New World” Symphony on his Walkman. This love has grown into a passion for music education and performance. Isaac dreams of becoming a Wind Band conductor and has interests in using new technology and pedagogy in the classroom and developing better practice techniques. He also believes in developing the self-driven musician and wants to learn more about helping students make musical decisions.

Isaac is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in Music Education with a Minor in Wind Conducting at the Jacobs School of Music. He studies with renowned pedagogue Daniel Perantoni and has participated in lessons and master classes given by Roland Szentpali, Robert Tucci, Tony Kniffen and David Kirk. Isaac is currently a member of the University Orchestra and the Leaves of Brass Quintet, coached by Jeff Nelsen. He has been a member of the Indiana University Wind Ensemble, the IU Marching Hundred and the Concert and Symphonic Bands. He is Vice-President of the NBA-Indiana University Chapter, Treasurer of the William Bell Memorial Chapter of ITEA, and a member of NAfME. In addition to studying music, Isaac enjoys reading, viewing art exhibits and history museums, and playing golf.




Clare Hogan is a sophomore trumpet player from LaGrange Park, Illinois. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in instrumental music education. Clare studies with Edmund Cord, and has also taken lessons with Roger Ingram and Joey Tartell. At IU she has performed with Marching Hundred, Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra.  She also played in a production for New Voices Opera, a student-run opera company. She has performed at various church services. Clare has a passion for jazz and is looking forward to being more involved with it at IU. Clare loves to teach. She teaches private lessons on trumpet and has coached basketball at multiple summer camps.



Daniel Flynn, from Granger, Indiana, is a junior at the Jacobs School of Music, pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education with a minors in Conducting and 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, Symphony Orchestra, 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.


Katelyn Rhoda

Katelyn Rhoda who is from Fountain City Indiana, is a sophomore currently studying instrumental and general music education with a minor in Spanish.  She has been a member of concert band and the IU Marching Hundred Drumline as a dedicated cymbal member.  Katelyn studies with Professor Roger Roe on the oboe and English horn as well.

Some of her teaching experiences include giving private lessons from areas around her hometown, volunteering at the Montessori school in Bloomington Indiana, and marching band instructor for a local high school.  Her other hobbies and interests include reading, cooking, and exploring her surroundings.