David Martynuik Picture David Martynuik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Email: dmartynu@iup.edu

Phone: 724-357-7985

Office Hours:
Wednesday: 11:30 - 1:00 & 7:00 - 7:30 (at R&P)
Thursday: noon - 1:00 & 4:00 - 5:00
Friday: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Other hours can be arranged in advance.

Director, IUP Marching Band
Assistant Director, IUP Bands
Assistant Director, Orchestra
Music Theory III and IV
Marching Band Techniques
Composition

David Martynuik is an Associate Professor of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In addition to his duties with the marching band, he teaches classes in theory, orchestration and music education. Dr. Martynuik also conducts the IUP Symphony Orchestra. Under his guidance, the orchestra performed at the 2009 PMEA Convention in Valley Forge, PA and the 2011 MENC Eastern Division Conference in Baltimore, MD. The orchestra is scheduled to perform at Symphony Space in New York City during the 2012 spring semester.

He completed his PhD degree in music education at the Florida State University where he studied conducting with James Croft and composition with John Boda. Prior to his pursuit of a doctorate at FSU, Dr. Martynuik was a successful instrumental music director in Harford County, Maryland. Dr. Martynuik earned a M.M. degree in clarinet performance from the University of Michigan where he studied with Fred Ormand. He has performed with the Litton Quartet, the Celentano Quartet and the Gorell Trio. Most recently he collaborated with clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester and pianist Roman Rabinovich. He has served as principal clarinetist of the Susquehanna Symphony, St. Joseph Pro Musica, Eastern Wind Symphony, and Maryland Winds.

As a composer and arranger, Dr. Martynuik's compositions have been performed across the United States. His Songs of Memory and Imagery, based on texts by Rita Dove, are available from LudwigMasters Inc. In 2007 his Songs of Angels, Madmen, Assassins...was selected for performance at the College Music Society Super Regional Conference. His Quintet for Clarinet and Strings was premiered by the Litton String Quartet in April 2010. He is currently at work on a set of songs for voice and piano for Joseph Baunoch. Dr. Martynuik is a member of the League of American Orchestras and CBDNA.