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Wilbur Wittemann:

Inservice Topics

Teaching Cross Curricular Music Lessons. Applying the "Academics" to Music.

Making Music While Understanding the NJCCS.

Getting Yes From Your Students.

Jazz Improvisation Techniques For K-12 Students and Teachers.

How To Record Your Group and Use It To Make Them Better Musicians.

Trumpet Prodigy

Flugel Horn Prodigy

Cornet Prodigy

Guest Conductor


Observation Teacher

How To Be An Adjudicator That Bands Respect

Easy Instrument Repairs You Can Do.

Understanding the Percussion Section

How To Edit Music Files So Your Students Can Practice From Them .

Scales: How Many do You Know and What To Do With Them.

The Evolution of Big Band Jazz

Understanding Chord Changes.

How To Select Music You, Your Students, Administrators and Parents will Enjoy.

The Many Things I've Learned From Performing With Famous Musicians

Differentiated Instruction is What Music Teachers Are All About!

Making the K-12 Music Department a Professional Learning Community.

Formative and Sumative Assesment Techniques For Music Teachers.

Sightreading Techniques For Winning Bands.

Technology You Can Use and Understand With Your Music Group.

Music Is More Than Fun!

Maestro Wilbur Wittemann

Contact Wilbur

  • Director of Bands at Georgian Court University for 28 years.
  • In 2001 Georgian Court University named Wilbur as its Director of Jazz Studies.
  • Conducted bands and performed on trumpet with many world famous musicians and orchestras: Dizzy Gillespie, Maynard Ferguson, Arturo Sanduval, Urbie Green, Slide Hampton, Louis Bellson, Bill Watrous, Allen Vizzutti, Steve Turre, Clark Terry, Phil Woods, Bob Mintzer, Lew Tabackin, Randy Brecker, Red Rodney, Dave Weckl, Wayne Bergeron, Jose Feliciano, Little Anthony, The Platters, Shari Lewis and the Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestras.
  • Wilbur is conductor of orchestras with the string sections from the Philadelphia Orchestra, Trenton Symphony and the Philly Pops.
  • Ranging in size from 3 to 40 musicians, Wilbur Wittemann Orchestras perform all styles of music.
  • Wilbur performs on cornet, trumpet, and flugelhorn with his Bourbon Street Dixieland Band, Musicology, Wilbur Wittemann Revue, and The Lakewood Jazz Ensemble.
  • He has been arranging and coordinating various concert series and jazz festivals for over 30 years.
  • Wilbur has received the prestigious “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the NJ International Association of Jazz Education.
  • Selected as “Teacher of the Year” two times.
  • He has selected as Citizen of the Year by the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce and elected to the Alumni Hall of Fame.
  • Wilbur is one of the tri-state areas most requested clinicians, guest conductor and music festival judges.
  • He is a popular educational in-service presenter and often speaks at arts councils and conventions.
  • Study an instrument privately or in group lessons with Wilbur as your teacher. All levels of musical instruction including audition preparation and coaching, music theory and composition , Jazz improvisation, conducting, sight reading, help with selecting a new instrument and mouthpiece combinations. 

  • Over the past 30 years Wilbur has been a presenter, adjudicator or guest conductor at:
    • National Jazz Festival
    • NJEA Convention in Atlantic City
    • NJIAJE Conference at NJPAC
    • NJMENC Convention
    • Fairways Art and Culture Group
    • Jackson Arts Council
    • Ocean County College
    • Leisure Village West
    • Strand Theater
    • Rowan University
    • Shore Intermediate Band
    • NJAJE Collegiate Jazz Ensemble
    • Cavalcade of Bands
    • Music In The Parks Festivals
    • Performing Arts Consultants
    • AP Schalick High School
    • Brick High School
    • Cinnaminson High School
    • Point Pleasant Boro High School
    • Jackson Memorial High School
    • Jackson Liberty High School
    • Nottingham High School
    • Steinert High School
    • South Brunswick High School
    • Pennsbury High School
    • Willingboro High School
    • Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
    • JP Stevens High School
    • Lakewood High School
    • Toms River North High School
    • Toms River South High School
    • Kingsway High School
    • Overbrook High School
    • North East High School
    • Pennsauken High School
    • Princeton High School
    • Montgomery High School
    • Millville High School
    • Pennridge High School
    • Burlington City High School
    • Roosevelt Middle School
    • Randolph High School
    • Souderton High School
    • Monmouth University
  • In the month of July Wilbur directs a very successful summer music camp for musicians of all ages.
  • He and his wife Beverly recently celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary and reside in Middletown Delaware.

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