Gary Mortenson


Member, Committee on Ethics
Elected November 2015; term ends November 2018

Gary Mortenson is Dean of the School of Music at Baylor University. Prior to his appointment at Baylor, he served as the Director of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance and professor of trumpet at Kansas State University.

Dean Mortenson was the International Trumpet Guild (ITG) Publications Editor and served on the ITG Board of Directors for twelve years (2001-2013). During his tenure as editor, he represented ITG at major international trumpet competitions and conferences in Australia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In 2014 he received the ITG Award of Merit. Dean Mortenson’s research on trumpet and brass pedagogy-related topics has been published in the Instrumentalist, Jazz Educator’s Journal, Music Educator’s Journal, Medical Problems of Performing Artists, and the International Trumpet Guild Journal.

Dean Mortenson received a Bachelor of Music Education from Augustana College, a Master of Music from Ithaca College, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from The University of Texas.

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Posted December 2015