Kyle Vanderburg draws on his career as a composer and sound artist to create innovative course structures, novel grading schemes, new music communities and musical entrepreneurs.
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Academic Appointments

Categories
  • Administrative/Service
  • Arranging
  • Audio Engineering/Tech
  • Composition
  • Discussion
  • Entrepreneurship
  • History/Appreciation
  • Instrumental
  • Theory
  • Research

North Dakota State University

2021-Present, Assistant Professor of Practice, Music
2022-Present, Assistant Acquisitions Editor, North Dakota State University Press
2017-2021, Part-Time Academic, Music
  • MUSC 189: Skills for Academic Success. [syllabi]
  • MUSC 331: Instrumental Arranging. [syllabi]
  • MUSC 354: Woodwind Methods II. [syllabi]
  • MUSC 366/466: Applied Composition. [composition sequence syllabi]
  • MUSC 385: Entrepreneurship. [syllabi]
  • MUSC 441/641: Symphonic Literature. [syllabi]
  • MUSC 731: Applied Study (Composition). [syllabi]
  • MUSC 748: Music Bibliography/Research Methods. [syllabi]
  • MUSC 794: Practicum (Music Theory Pedagogy). [syllabi]
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  • 2020-Present College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Course Curation Committee.
  • 2019-2020: NDSU Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (NICE) Faculty Fellow.

Valley City State University

2018-2021, Adjunct Faculty

University of Oklahoma

2016-2017, Lecturer of Music
2014-2016, Instructor of Music
  • COMP 2000: Freshman/Sophomore Secondary Composition.
  • MUTH 3512: Musical Structures V.
  • MUTH 5822: Music Theory Practicum II.
  • MUNM 1113: The Understanding of Music.
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  • 2015-2016 School of Music Technology Committee.

Rose State College

2015, Adjunct Faculty
  • MUS 2323: Audio Engineering I.

Randall University

2015, Adjunct Faculty
  • MUSI 1503: Musical Structures I.
  • MUSI 2503: Musical Structures III.


Education

2021, Graduate Certificate, Publishing, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Continuing education for teaching music composition and entrepreneurship in the 21st century.
2014, Doctor of Musical Arts, Composition, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • Composition studies with Roland Barrett, Konstantinos Karathanasis, and Marvin Lamb.
  • Masterclasses with Joël-François Durand, Benjamin Broening, and Daniel Bernard Roumain.
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  • Graduate Research Assistantship, Music IT.
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • 2013, Ernest Trumble Award for Outstanding Graduate Term Paper in Music History or Ethnomusicology
  • 2012, Alice and Albert Kirkpatrick Scholarship in Composition
  • 2012, Ernest Trumble Award for Outstanding Graduate Term Paper in Music History or Ethnomusicology

2011, Master of Music, Composition, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • Composition studies with Marvin Lamb.
  • Masterclasses with David Maslanka, Chris Brubeck, and Eric V. Hachikian.
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  • Graduate Research Assistantship, Music IT.

2009, Bachelor of Arts, Music, magna cum laude, Drury University, Springfield, MO
  • Minor: Global Studies.
  • Composition studies with Carlyle Sharpe.
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  • 2007-2009 Assistant Conductor of Instrumental Ensembles
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Mortar Board