Instructor of Music
BME, St. Ambrose University
MME, Northern Illinois University
Areas of Expertise:
Instrumental, Music Education
David Resnick, director of instrumental music since 1993, is conductor of the Clarke Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Woodwind Ensemble. Resnick holds a bachelor's degree in music education from St. Ambrose College and a master of music degree from Northern Illinois College. He has studied saxophone in workshop with Dr. Eugene Rousseau, of Indiana College, and conducting in workshop with Dr. Thomas Lee, of UCLA. He has served as a clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor in Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska. Along with his conducting duties, Resnick teaches electronic music, orchestration/arranging, and instrumental technique courses. He also performs on the saxophone, clarinet, and piano in several professional groups in the Dubuque area.
As a composer, David Resnick has published many works for band, choir, saxophone quartet, and string orchestra, as well as solo literature. His works have been selected for honor festivals, community celebrations, and even highlighted on National Public Radio. He composed "A Bit of Heaven in Davenport," the official song of Davenport, Iowa.