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Prior to joining the faculty at Peru State College, 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 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.