Department of Music
F.D. Hall Music Center
Jackson State University
JSU Box 17055
Jackson, MS 39217-0155

tel: +1 (601) 979-2141
fax: +1 (601) 979-0858

e-mail: jsumusic@jsums.edu

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Dr. Patrick Rettger

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Instructor
Email: patrick.c.rettger@jsums.edu
Phone: 601.979.1057
Location: FD Hall Music Center-Studio 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

Degrees:
D.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi, Tuba Performance, 2013
M.M., Pennsylvania State University, Tuba Performance, 2007
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Music Education, 2000

Research Interests:
Military Careers for Tuba Players, Music for Tuba and Percussion, and What a music educator needs
to know to teachstudents to play brass instruments well.

Courses Taught:
Applied Lessons to all Tuba/Euphonium Students, All levels of Music Theory, All levels of Sight-singing
and Ear Training, Music Appreciation, Brasswind Class, JSU Brass Quintet, JSU Tubaphonium Ensemble

Professional Memberships:
International Tuba and Euphonium Association (ITEA) and College Music Society (CMS)

Recent Publications and/or Creative Works:
Dissertation-“An Examination of the Requirements and Preparation Required for Tubists Desiring a Career
in the Military with Emphasis on Premier Band Auditions,” 2013

Southeastern Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference-Tuba Artist Recital-Jacksonville, FL, 2013

Southeastern Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference-Presentation entitled “A Tubist’s Preparation for an
Audition with a Premier United States Military Band,” Jacksonville, FL, 2013

South-Central Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference-Tuba Artist Recital-Conway, AR, 2015

South-Central Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference-Presentation entitled, “Military Bands: The Musical
Opportunities Outside of the Premier Bands”-Conway, AR, 2015South-Central Regional Tuba and Euphonium
Conference-JSU Tubaphonium Ensemble Recital-Conway, AR, 2015

Southeastern Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference-Tuba/Percussion Duo Recital with
Jason Mathena, D.M.A, and premiered work entitled “Tubapercapsody” by David Mahloch, D.M.A., Tuscaloosa, AL, 2017

Southeastern Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference-Presentation entitled “Advantages for Musicians in
the National Guard”