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Judd Bonner, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music
Dean, Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music

Office Phone: (951) 343-4256
Office Location: JoAnn Hawkins Building, Room 217
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.M.A. Conducting Claremont Graduate University 2009
M.A. English Cal Poly, Pomona 1999
B.A. English/ supp. auth. : Music Azusa Pacific University 1991

Additional Education

12 week-long conducting seminars with Dr. Gary Bonner (490 formal hours)
72 units in music at Claremont Graduate University

Doctorate of music program at Claremont Graduate University


Courses Taught

High School:

* Male Chorale
* Concert Choir
* Voices
* Ladies Choir
* Advanced Placement Literature and Composition

Cal Poly Pomona:
English 98, 99, 104, 105 (Freshman Comp.)


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

* Choral Conducting
* Choir Building
* Church Music
* Connections of Literature and Music throughout History
* Small Group Vocal Ensembles


Teaching Experience

* Music and English (Covina High School)
* English (Cal Poly, Pomona)


Church Membership & Activities

Minister of Music at Upland Presbyterian Church


Community Service & Involvement

Member/Section Leader of the Gary Bonner Singers


Interests & Hobbies

* Tennis, Hiking, Singing, Fly Fishing
* Wife: Summer
* Children: Jacob, Joshua, and Garrison


Personal Philosophy

"Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things."

-Phillipians 4:8, NASB

"Drudgery, Calamity, Exasperation, and Want are all instructors in Eloquence and Wisdom." -R.W. Emerson