Dr. Bruce Wood

Dr. Bruce Wood
Adjunct Instructor
Music Education, Sinfonia


P.h.D. in Music Education – University of Wisconsin-Madison (2002)
M.M.E. – University of Wisconsin-Madison (1980)
B.M.E. – Morningside College (1977)


Before arriving in Alaska, Dr. Wood was Associate Professor of Music Education at Texas Tech University. Dr. Wood received his master's and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his bachelor's degree from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. At Texas Tech, Dr. Wood received over $80,000 in grants for teaching and research projects, including the Texas Tech String Project, which he directed. Dr. Wood has been published by the American String Teachers' Journal, Strings Magazine, GIA publications, and has written a book entitled, The Yin and Yang of Teaching Music. In addition, Dr. Wood was the founding Music Director of the Youth Orchestras of Lubbock. As recently retired ASD Fine Arts Director, Dr. Wood is pleased to share that Fine Arts high school students in ASD have a ten percent greater likelihood to graduate, and attend school at an eight percent higher rate than the general population.