CHAMBER SERIES DIRECTOR

Dr. Roberta Winemiller received her Bachelor of Music Education from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She graduated cum laude, received the University President's Distinguished Service Award, and was appointed to the College of Musical Arts Board of Tutors. Upon graduation, Dr. Winemiller taught in the Ohio public schools before completing her Master's in Music Performance-Wind Conducting at Kent State University. While a Master's student, Dr. Winemiller was an avid performer on saxophone and bassoon, her Wind Quintet having performed at Carnegie Recital Hall. While at Kent, she studied conducting with Dr. John Boyd (Northwestern), Frederick Fennel (founder of the Eastman Wind Ensemble) and John Paynter (Northwestern University).

 

Upon completion of her Master's program, Dr. Winemiller was named Associate Director of Bands at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. During her tenure at Temple University, Dr. Winemiller completed her 2nd Master's degree, this time in Psychology.  Dr. Winemiller completed her Ph.D in Music Education at Temple University in 2006 and maintains an active private studio. She is the conductor of the Rose Tree Pops Orchestra as well as a free-lance musician. She served as Department Chairperson for Guidance Counseling in the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District before  recently retiring from public education. Dr. Winemiller is the principal bassoonist of the Delaware County Symphony.

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