DR PHILIP NDUNGU WAKABA


POSITION
CURRENT DESIGNATION: LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: pwakaba@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 11AM - 1PM TUESDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)MUSIC EDUCATIONBALL STATE UNIVERSITY, MUNCIE, INDIANA (UNITED STATES)2009
MASTER OF MUSIC (MMUS)MUSIC EDUCATIONBALL STATE UNIVERSITY, MUNCIE INDIANA (UNITED STATES)2006
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED)EDUCATION/MUSICKENYATTA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2003
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
2011 - TODATELECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
JANUARY 2010 - MAY 2010ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF BANDSCOWAN JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (UNITED STATES)
JUNE 2010 - DECEMBER 2010MUSIC DIRECTORFOUNTAIN SQUARE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, MUNCIE INDIANA (UNITED STATES)
JANUARY 2005 - DECEMBER, 2009GRADUATE ASSISTANTBALL STATE UNIVERSITY, MUNCIE INDIANA (UNITED STATES)
2003 - 2004MUSIC TUTORTAMBACH TEACHERS COLLEGE (KENYA)
1980 - 2002PI TEACHERUASIN GISHU COUNTY/ELDORET (KENYA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
My research interest is in multiculturalism in world classrooms. There is urgency in preserving and perpetuating the oral traditional music and the related literature world over, especially that from Africa.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Traditional Agikuyu Music: A teaching guide (2013) http://Amazon.com
- Multicultural music teaching in American public schools: A case study of an elementary general music teacher (2012) http://Amazon.com
COURSES TAUGHT
Course Name Brief Description Period
Music History & AnalysisA music history course designed to provide students with musical concepts and critical listening skills to a variety of Western repertoire2011 - TO-DATE
Analytical techniques in music A music theory course designed to provide students with theoretical musical concepts and analyzing skills to a variety of repertoire from different historical periods of Western culture.2012 - TO-DATE

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