Bowman, Wayne D(evere)
- Jere T. Humphreys
(b Carrara, Italy, Nov 16, 1947). American music educator and scholar of Italian birth. He attended McPherson College and Wichita State University in Kansas, and received degrees from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (BME 1973, MM 1974, EdD 1980). He taught low brass, jazz, and courses in music education at Mars Hill College in North Carolina (1974–81). Since 1981 he has been on the music faculty at Brandon University, Manitoba, Canada, where he teaches primarily graduate courses in music education and music education philosophy. During some of this period he has been chair of graduate music studies, and he took a leave of absence to serve as a visiting professor at the University of Toronto (1995–7). Bowman’s book, Philosophical Perspectives on Music (Oxford, 1998), was named an Outstanding Academic Book by Choice. He served as associate editor of the journal published by the MayDay Group, ...