People

Drew Bonner

Drew Bonner, DMA Candidate in Euphonium Performance

Title/Position
Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Hawkeye Marching Band
Eric Bush

Eric W. Bush, D.M.A.

Title/Position
Associate Director of Bands + Director of the Hawkeye Marching Band
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Eric W. Bush is Associate Director of Bands and Director of the Hawkeye Marching Band in the School of Music at the University of Iowa. In this role, he leads the athletic band program, conducts the Iowa Concert Band, and teaches various other courses, including marching band techniques and band arranging.
Kathy Ford

Kathy Ford

Title/Position
Administrative Coordinator
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Richard Mark Heidel

Richard Mark Heidel, Ed.D.

Title/Position
Director of Bands
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Richard Mark Heidel is Director of Bands in the School of Music at The University of Iowa where he conducts the Symphony Band, teaches graduate courses in conducting and band literature, guides the graduate band conducting program, and oversees all aspects of the University of Iowa band program. Ensembles under Dr. Heidel’s direction have performed at national, regional, and state conferences including those of the College Band Directors National Association, Music Educators National Conference, Iowa Bandmasters Association, Wisconsin Music Educators Association, Illinois Music Educators Association, and National Band Association-Wisconsin Chapter. He has also led concert tours to Ireland and England as well as throughout the Midwest.
Kara Metzger

Kara Metzger, DMA Candidate in Wind Conducting

Title/Position
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Myron Peterson

Myron Peterson, DMA Candidate in Wind Conducting

Title/Position
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Cory Schmitt

Cory Schmitt, DMA Candidate in Wind Conducting

Title/Position
Graduate Teaching Assistant