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Dr. Randal Dickerson

Randal Dickerson
  • Professor of Music, Director of Blugold Marching Band
  • Music and Theatre Arts

Dr. Randal C. Dickerson is an Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he teaches Principles &Methods of Secondary Music Education, coordinates the student teaching program, conducts the University Band and the Blugold Marching Band. Before coming to Eau Claire, Dr. Dickerson spent 6 years as Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Illinois. There he coordinated student and curricular affairs for the School of Music, Department of Theatre, Department of Dance, and the Art Education Division. During his seven years as a high school band director in Mississippi and Washington, Dr. Dickerson's ensembles were consistently rated superior and amassed awards from many festivals in the U.S. and Canada.

Teaching Interests
  • MUED 411 Secondary Instrumental Teaching Methods
  • MUED 135 Conducting Lab
  • MUED 421 Seminar in Instrumental Music
  • MUED 487 Student Teaching Practicum
  • MUSI 421 Marching Band Procedures
  • MUSI 182/382 University Band
  • MUSI 183 Marching Band
  • Blugold Marching Band Conductor
  • University Band Conductor
  • M.M.E., B.M.E., University of Southern Mississippi
  • Ed.D., University of Illinois