Oklahoma Baptist University


Kevin Pruiett

Associate Professor of Music
Coordinator, Instrumental Music

Raley Chapel 108

OBU Box 61228
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804

  Dr. Kevin Pruiett teaches applied trumpet and directs the Bison Jazz Orchestra. Dr. Pruiett has studied with Dr. Michael Ewald and Ray Sasaki at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Dr. W. Parker Melvin at Eastern Illinois University, Randy Reyman and Dr. Christopher Krummel at Millikin University. Dr. Pruiett stays very busy as a performer and clinician in central Oklahoma performing varied genres of music including classical, jazz, church music, rhythm and blues, and other forms of commercial music.

Educational Background:
  B.M., Millikin University
M.A., Eastern Illinois University
D.M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Bandsmen and Musicians of the Thirty-Third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War: 1861-1865.

Courses Taught:
  Studio Trumpet
Bison Jazz Orchestra
Brass Technique
Brass Ensemble
Introduction to Music Study
Band Instrument Repair
Bison Jazz Messengers Combo
Jazz Improvisation
Instrumental Music in the Church

Selected Publications and/or Professional Activities:
  University of Illinois Wind Symphony Guy M. Duker Award

Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society

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