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Professor Rick Moore

Job Title: Professor of Music

Department: Music

Office location: Signal Peak, P128

Phone: 520-494-5399

Email Address: rick.moore@centralaz.edu

Instructional and interest areas: Jazz and other music. Wife and kids

Education: Professor Moore holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Drake University and Master's of Science Degree in Instrumental Music Education of Northwest Missouri State University.

Professor Rick Moore arrived at Central Arizona College in 2001 as Director of Instrumental Music. His duties include conducting the Community Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble, providing all brass and percussion private lessons, as well as, teaching classes in Music Appreciation, Jazz History, and Music Theory.

Prior to arriving at CAC he served as a middle/high school band director for seventeen years in Wyoming, Illinois, Missouri and Iowa. Professor Moore’s high school concert, jazz, and marching bands earned consistent superior ratings at state music festivals. His bands have made appearances at the Fiesta, Holiday, Gator, and Cotton Bowl parades and games, as well as, state music educator conventions.

Professor Moore is in demand as a clinician and guest conductor in Pinal County, the Phoenix area, as well as, many other parts of Arizona. He has also made appearances with schools as guest conductor or adjudicator for music festivals or competitions in Wyoming, Nebraska, Michigan, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Oklahoma and Arizona.
Professor Moore holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Drake University (Des Moines, Iowa) and a Masters of Science in Instrumental Music Education from Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, Missouri). He was inducted into Phi Beta Mu in 1992.

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