Bruce Dalby is Professor of Music at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music education, improvisation, jazz, and ear training. He has ten years experience as a band director in the public schools of Idaho and New Mexico, including five years as band director at Manzano High School in Albuquerque.
Dr. Dalby received his undergraduate education from Utah State University in Logan and did his graduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received the Master of Science and Doctor of Education degrees in music education. His research and teaching interests include Music Learning Theory, improvisation, intonation and rhythm training, and applications of technology in music teaching and learning. He has articles published in the Journal of Research in Music Education, Music Educators Journal, Jazz Educators Journal, Musicus, and The Instrumentalist. Dr. Dalby is the developer, author and administrator of the official website for Music Learning Theory and the Gordon Institute for Music Learning. He is also the author of “Audiation Assistant,” aural skills software from GIA Publications.