Director of Instrumental Activities | Music
Justin Swearinger is an assistant professor of music and the Director of Instrumental Activities. His duties include directing the Monmouth College Wind Ensemble, Instrumental Chamber Music, teaching music theory and courses in the music education curriculum.
Swearinger holds a Bachelor of Arts in Percussion Performance from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a Master of Music in Wind Conducting from Florida International University. He is finishing his Doctor of Musical Arts in Wind Conducting from The University of Southern Mississippi. While a doctoral candidate at USM, he was involved with all facets of the University Bands program, including rehearsing the USM Wind Ensemble and assisting with “The Pride of Mississippi” 300-student marching band.
An active member of the College Band Directors National Association, the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Percussive Arts Society and the Illinois Music Educators Association, Swearinger has served as a clinician and guest artist in Iowa, Illinois, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and New Mexico.
Conducting, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Music, Percussion, World Music & Musicology, Music Theory
B.A. - University of Alabama in Huntsville
M.M. - Florida International University
D.M.A. - The University of Southern Mississippi
MCTE-376: PK-12 Music Curriculum and Inst
MUSI-304: Orchestration and Arranging
MUSI-255: Percussion Techniques
MUSI-187: Percussion Ensemble
MUSI-185: Monmouth Winds
MUSI-183: Instrumental Chamber Music