David G. Hebert
David G. Hebert, PhD
Professor, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
Visiting Research Scholar, National Institutes for the Humanities, Kyoto, Japan
David Hebert is a musician and researcher who specializes in international-comparative studies of music education, specifically musical creativity, wind bands, online learning, popular music, competition, indigenous traditions, and educational policy. He is an ethnomusicologist, conductor, jazz trumpeter, vocalist, and songwriter. Grant recipient of Simpson Humanities Center, National Band Association, Japan Ministry of Education, Arts Council of New Zealand, Nordplus, and U.S. Department of Education. Author of research articles in over 15 refereed journals and 10 book chapters on musical topics (either published or forthcoming/in press). Lectures and professional activities planned in 10 countries in 2009. Recent editorial roles with International Journal of Education and the Arts, Research and Issues in Music Education, Research in New Zealand Performing Arts, Finnish Journal of Music Education, and reviews for Arts and Learning Research Journal, and Oxford University Press. Keynote Lecturer for conferences of the Nordic Network for Music Education (2008, Finland) and Nordic Network for Research in Music Education (2009, Sweden). Band Director for All-State Honor Band of Connecticut Independent Schools (2008) and Expert Reviewer for U.S. Department of Education, adjudicating applications to its 2008 Professional Development for Arts Educators major grants program. Invited Chair, Historical Ethnomusicology Special Interest Group annual meeting, Society for Ethnomusicology (2009).