Assistant Professor of Music and Assistant Director of Bands
Scott Bersaglia is currently Assistant Professor of Music and Assistant Director of Bands at Campbellsville University where he teaches courses in conducting, music education, and chamber winds. In addition to his duties at Campbellsville, Dr. Bersaglia is Music Director of the Sacred Winds Ensemble and Conductor of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Orchestra.
From 2005-2008, Dr. Bersaglia was Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Michigan where he served as Assistant Director of the Michigan Marching Band, Conductor of the Campus and University Bands, Director of the Michigan Hockey Band, instructor of undergraduate conducting, and faculty advisor for Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. From 2000-2002, he was Director of Bands at South Laurel High School (KY) where he founded the South Laurel Commissioning Project and South Laurel Chamber Players.
Dr. Bersaglia is a frequent contributing author to GIA’s Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series and has served as guest conductor in Kentucky, Texas, Michigan, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina as well as presented at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago. He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, the Conductors Guild, the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, and the Kentucky Music Educators Association, as well as honorary memberships in Tau Beta Sigma (Lambda) and Kappa Kappa Psi (Nu).
A Kentucky native, Dr. Bersaglia holds degrees from Morehead State University and The University of Texas at Austin. His principle teachers include Frank Oddis (percussion) and Richard Miles, Greg Detweiler, and Jerry Junkin (conducting). Dr. Bersaglia lives Campbellsville with his wife, Jennifer, and their daughter, Isabella Matea.
Email: gsbersaglia at campbellsville.edu