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Northwest Missouri State University

Dr. Kendall Prinz

Dr. Kendall Prinz



238 Fine Arts


660.562.1346 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2012

Assistant Professor


  • D.M.A Tuba Performance; The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.M. Music Composition; University of North Texas
  • B.A. Music Education, All-Level; Texas Lutheran University

Courses Taught

  • Applied Low Brass (Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba)
  • Secondary Instrumental Methods
  • Band Literature and Methodology
  • Contemporary Issues in Secondary Music Education
  • Elements of Conducting
  • Composition and Arranging
  • Enjoyment of Music

Academic Interests

  • Tuba Performance
  • Low Brass Pedagogy
  • Secondary Instrumental Music Education
  • Music of the 20th and 21st Century
  • Conducting
  • Music Composition
  • Music Theory and Analysis

Scholarly Activity

  • Member of the Northwest Bell Tower Brass since Fall 2012
  • Guest Tuba Soloist at the Great Plains Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference
  • Clinician and Adjudicator
  • Structural Analysis of the Tuba Sonata by Paul Hindemith published in the Hindemith-Jahrbuch (2011/XL)
  • Transcribed Intermezzo Concertante for Tuba and Strings by Vagn Holmboe to create a version for Tuba and Piano; available through Wilhelm Hansen

Student Group Advisement

  • Faculty Advisor for Kappa Delta chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi - band service fraternity

Other Professional Experiences

  • Band Director for Horace Mann Sixth-Grade Band Program