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Elizabeth B Peterson

Associate Director of Bands


Personal profile

Research Interests

Dr. Elizabeth Peterson conducts the Illinois Wind Orchestra, serves as the placement coordinator for student teachers and teaches courses in instrumental conducting. Prior to her appointment at the University of Illinois, Peterson was a tenured professor of music education at the Ithaca College School of Music. During the seventeen years she spent at Ithaca College, Peterson conducted numerous ensembles including the Symphonic Band, Brass Choir and All-Campus Band. She taught courses in conducting, undergraduate and graduate courses in music education, and supervised student teachers. Peterson was the co-conductor of the Ithaca Concert Band (community band) for fifteen years. Dr. Peterson’s current research focuses on the experiences of first-year teachers.

Research Output 1997 2017

District 214 Symphonic Band Festival

Peterson, E. B. Feb 15 2017

Research output: ResearchPerformance

GMEA All State Concert Band

Peterson, E. B. Mar 4 2017

Research output: ResearchPerformance

GMEA District 9 Symphonic High School Honor Band

Peterson, E. B. Feb 11 2017

Research output: ResearchPerformance

Illinois School Youth Music High School Concert Band

Peterson, E. B. Jun 2017

Research output: ResearchPerformance

OKMEA All State Symphonic Band

Peterson, E. B. Jan 21 2017

Research output: ResearchPerformance

Activities 2000 2015

  • 27 Invited talk
  • 3 Membership of committee
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Editorial activity

Music For Life

Peterson, E. B. (Speaker), Keith Kaiser (Speaker)
Dec 2010

Activity: Invited talk

“Music For Life” Presentation and Concert

Peterson, E. B. (Speaker), Keith Kaiser (Speaker)
Mar 2010

Activity: Invited talk