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Dr. Ken Meints
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Contact Information:

Office: Jindra 224

Office Phone: (402) 872-2368



Office Hours:





Department of Music Handbook

14 Fall Course Offerings:

Musc 310 (section 000A) - World Musics

Musc 341 (section 000A) - Music Theory III

Musc 362 (section 000A) - Percussion Methods

Applied Music Courses (Musc 120-000C, 000D; 220-000C, 000D; 320-000C, 000D; 340-000C, 000D; 420-000C, 000D; 440-000C, 000D)


15 Spring Course Offerings:

Musc 120 (section 000C & 000D) - Applied Music Brass/Percussion

Musc 213 (section 000A) - History of Jazz

Musc 220 (section 000C & 000D) - Applied Music Brass/Percussion

Musc 320 (section 000C & 000D) - Applied Music Brass/Percussion

Musc 340 (section 000C & 000D) - Applied Music Brass/Percussion

Musc 351 (section 000A) - Brass Methods

Musc 363 (section 000A) - Music Business

Musc 420 (section 000C & 000D) - Applied Music Brass/Percussion

Musc 440 (section 000C & 000D) - Senior Recital Brass/Percussion




2014-2015 Music Events Schedule




Prior to his appointment as Assistant Professor at PSC, Dr. Kenneth Meints taught in the public schools in California and Nebraska as well as on the faculties of Biola University, Cerritos Community College and Hope International University. His recent work in area schools has included clinics with the OPS middle school bands and orchestras, directing the Millard All-District High School Orchestra concert and presentations at the Fall Conference of the American String Teachers Association, Nebraska Chapter. Ken has been involved with the Mark Wood ‘Bach to Rock’ project that featured 300 plus string students from area middle and high schools at the Orpheum Theatre in Omaha, as well as the Great Plains Orchestral Institute held at UNO this past July.


As a performer, Dr. Meints has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the Pacific Symphony and the San Jose/Cleveland Ballet. Dr. Meints received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree program in Orchestral Conducting at the University

of Nebraska-Lincoln, and received a Master of Music in Trombone Performance from

the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Dr. Meints also serves as Music Director of Orchestra Omaha and Director of Orchestras at the Omaha Conservatory of Music.