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Richard Victor, B.S., M.F.A.

Department of Learning and Instruction

Adjunct Instructor

Research Focus

Administration and Supervision of Music Programs


Richard Victor had a 37-year career as High School Band Director and Music Coordinator for the State College Area School District (PA). Under his leadership State College was recognized nine times as a “Best Community for Music Education.” Mr. Victor was president of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association from 2000-2002 and has served as the PMEA Advocacy Chair since 2003. He is the current chair for the NAfME Council for Jazz Education and the Assistant Executive Director of the Gordon Institute for Music Learning.

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