Dr. Jesse Krebs

Dr. Jesse Krebs

Jesse Krebs has performed guest recitals in Costa Rica, England, Thailand, Ireland, and throughout the United States. He joined the music faculty at Truman State University in 2005. In addition to instructing the clarinet studio and directing the Truman Clarinet Choir, he teaches Perspectives in Jazz and Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint. Before coming to Kirksville, he was the Clarinet Instructor and the Director of Chamber Winds at Bainbridge College in Georgia, and he served on the summer faculty for the Cultural American Music Program in the Florida Keys.
Dr. Krebs has been featured as a concerto soloist with the North Carolina and Central Florida Symphony Orchestras, and has performed in the clarinet sections of the Kansas City, Tallahassee, Greensboro, Fayetteville, Quincy, and Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestras. In 2002, he was one of three American semifinalists selected for the International Clarinet Association Young Artist Competition and competed in Stockholm, Sweden. He received a Doctor of Music in clarinet performance from the Florida State University, where he was a graduate teaching assistant and played under the baton of guest conductors Krzysztof Penderecki and Bobby McFerrin. He received a Master of Music from the University of North Texas, and a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he won the university concerto competition and received the Presser Foundation Scholarship. His clarinet teachers include Frank Kowalsky, James Gillespie, Kelly Burke and Curtis Craver.
Dr. Krebs performed on recitals at the International Clarinet Association Conferences (ClarinetFest) in Lincoln, NE (2012), Austin, TX (2010) and Kansas City, MO (2008), and he presented a lecture on the clarinet soloists of the John Philip Sousa Band at the 2006 ClarinetFest in Atlanta, GA. He also served on the judging panel for the 2010, 2011, and 2015 ICA Research Competitions, and is currently serving as the ICA Research Coordinator. Dr. Krebs was a guest performer at the 2011 Iowa Clarinet Day, the 2015 Midwest ClariFest, the 2016 Arkansas Clarinet Day, and the 2016 Eastern Kentucky Clarinet Festival. His articles have been published in The Clarinet journal, The Instrumentalist magazine, and the Missouri School Music magazine, and he has written music reviews for the NACWPI journal. He has performed on Iowa Public Television, has recorded with the North Texas Wind Symphony (Klavier and GIA labels), and has given guest artist recitals and master classes at the Royal Irish Academy of Music (Dublin), Mahidol University (Bangkok), Imperial College (London), the University of Costa Rica, the Illinois State University, the University of Central Arkansas, Ouachita Baptist University, UNC-Charlotte, the University of Northern Iowa, Winona State University, Northwestern State University, and Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Krebs also presented a clinic on teaching clarinet at the 2009 Missouri Music Educators Association Conference, and was featured as concerto soloist with the Truman Wind Symphony at the 2014 CBDNA Conference in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
The accomplishments of his clarinet students include receiving a Fulbright Grant to teach in Spain, attending the Tanglewood, Brevard, and Aspen summer music festivals, winning the Missouri Music Teachers Association Competition and the Truman concerto competition, presenting at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, and receiving graduate acceptance into some of the most prestigious music programs in the country. Under his direction, the Truman Clarinet Choir performed at the 2012 and 2016 Missouri Music Educators Association Conventions, the 2012 Buffet Crampon/Vandoren Clarinet Ensemble Festival in Greensboro, NC, the 2013 MTNA National Conference in Anaheim, CA, and the 2016 International Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFest Conference. Dr. Krebs was selected as a recipient of the 2016 William O’Donnell Lee Advising Award. He has been nominated three times for the Truman State University Educator of the Year Award, and was selected as a finalist in 2011. He is an Honorary Member of the Tau Beta Sigma and Phi Mu Alpha National Music Fraternities, holds membership in the Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda National Honor Societies, and serves on the Advisory Board for theVivre Musicale chamber music society.

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Dr. Julianna Moore is Professor of Flute and Music Theory and the Director of the Truman Flute Quartet. She has also served on the faculties of Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, and the University of Wisconsin Summer Flute Program in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Dr. Moore received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, a Master of Music in flute performance at Florida State University, and the Doctorate in Flute Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Iowa. Her major teachers include Charles DeLaney, Karl Kraber, and Betty and Roger Mather, and she received additional instruction from the eminent English flutist Geoffrey Gilbert, Robert Willoughby of the Peabody Conservatory, and Lin Key-Ming of the Shanghai Conservatory. Dr. Moore has performed as a guest artist and clinician for flute festivals in Iowa, Tennessee, Wyoming, and Missouri and was invited to perform at the National Flute Association Conventions in Orlando and Las Vegas.  She has been a member of the Missouri Chamber Orchestra, the Ottumwa Symphony, and the Oskaloosa Symphony.  Dr. Moore has done extensive research on female flutists born before 1900 and has authored a chapter on this subject for the book, Fluting and Dancing (McGinnis & Marx).  In addition, she is a contributing author to the NACWPI Journal and the Band Director’s Guide.  Dr. Moore has recorded for Centaur Records.


Elaine AuBuchon teaches the oboe and bassoon studios, woodwind methods and perspectives in music at Truman State University.

She received a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Science in Education at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and then moved to the Chicago area where she graduated with a Master of Music from Northwestern University. Her teachers were Ray Still and Dan Willett. She has also studied with Marion Arthur, Dan Stolper, Edward Dolbashian, John Mack, and Alex Klein.

She has been the principal oboist of the Elmhurst Symphony, the Waukesha Symphony, and the Missouri Chamber Orchestra as well as the English Hornist with the Quad City Symphony.

She has also performed with the New World Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas as well as various other professional orchestras and chamber groups in the Chicago area.