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 Dr. Christopher Hahn

Dr. Christopher Hahn, instructor of music at Black Hills State University, will present TrumpetIndex.org: Choosing Appropriate Literature for your Students Tuesday, March 4 at 3:30 p.m. in Clare and Josef Meier Hall, Room 128.

Hahn’s presentation will have two parts. In the first section, he will cover the final product of his dissertation: a website used for choosing literature for middle and high school trumpet players. This portion of the talk will be followed by a discussion of the issues involved in developing an online database and the challenges faced in creating a dissertation that features an online component.

This is the second presentation in the Celebrating Accomplishments series, sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs at BHSU. The series features faculty members who have recently finished their dissertations and earned their doctorates with the talks highlighting their research.

Hahn is well known to those familiar the University’s Music Department, having taught at BHSU since 2000. He also directs bands and teaches a variety of subjects at BHSU in the areas of brass and music history, Hahn performs frequently as a classical and jazz trumpet soloist. Last August Hahn completed his doctorate in Trumpet Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Northern Colorado.

Besides his recently earned doctorate, Hahn holds degrees in Music History and Literature from the University of Wyoming and the University of Miami.

There is no charge for the series and community is invited to help BHSU celebrate Hahn’s accomplishment as well as his contributions to BHSU, his students and the community. For more information contact David Wolff at David.Wolff@BHSU.edu or 642-6221.  To learn about other upcoming events on campus visit www.BHSU.edu/Events.