Paul Brizzi

Teaching Artist of Music Education
Office Location: FAC 
515-271-3975
paul.brizzi@drake.edu

Mr. Brizzi completed both his BA and MA at the University of Northern Iowa. He taught in Iowa high schools for thirty-five years most recently retiring as Director of Bands at Ankeny High School. He served as interim Symphonic Band and Marching Band Director at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls in 2006-07. He has also taught at Iowa State University. He is presently teaching instrumental education classes at Drake University.

Mr. Brizzi is past-president of the Iowa Bandmasters Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the National Band Association. His many honors include: the Distinguished Service Award for active as well as retired teachers by the Iowa Bandmaster Association; the Silver Baton Award from the Kappa Kappa Psi National Band Fraternity; and a recipient of the Legion of Honor Award from the Sousa Foundation.

Fine Arts Events
September 2, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
September 5, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
September 13, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Fine Arts News
July 11, 2014
The Environmental Education Summer Workshop for Teachers—co-sponsored by Drake University, MetroWaste Authority, and Prairie City-Monroe (PCM) School District—is designed to expose educators to a wide range of experiences connecting the natural history of Iowa’s plants and animals to problem-based learning exercises that address both science and math standards.
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