Music, Theatre, Dance Faculty & Staff
Professor of Music, Conductor of Symphonic Wind Ensemble
1201 The Haas Center for Performing Arts and B-4-232 MAK
Kevin Tutt is the Associate Dean for Curriculum, Pedagogy and Academic Opportunities for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He is also a Professor in the Department of Music and Dance where he has taught 17 different music courses across the areas of performance, methods and general education.
Prior to his appointment at GVSU, Dr. Tutt held teaching positions at Brandon University, in Brandon, MB, The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA, Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA and the Central Dauphin School District in Harrisburg, PA. He has been a guest conductor, clinician and consultant for all levels of ensembles and public school programs in the United States and Canada.
Dr. Tutt holds degrees in conducting and music education from The Pennsylvania State University. His recent professional interests include: teacher evaluation policies in the arts, the impact of arts advocacy, and the evaluation of Teacher Preparation Institutions. His publications have appeared in the Music Educators Journal, Journal of Band Research, Arts Education Policy Review, Research Perspectives in Music Education, Visions of Research in Music Education and Michigan Music Educator and he has been an invited presenter at regional and national music conferences. Dr. Tutt is the Policy/Advocacy Chair for the Michigan Music Education Association.