Faculty

Dr. Christine Carruci

Dr. Christine Carruci

Repair Curriculum Development

Dr. Christine Carucci received a Bachelor of Music with concentrations in music education and performance from the Eastman School of Music, a Master of Music in performance from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. in music education from the University of Kentucky. In addition, she has received certifications in Orff-Schulwerk, Kodaly, First Steps in Music, and Cognitive Coaching. She has held positions teaching music at St. Cloud State University, University of Minnesota-Morris, and University of Rhode Island. She has also held positions teaching general music and instrumental music in NY, CA, and MA. In addition to teaching, Dr. Carucci has held consultant positions with the Perpich Center for Arts Education and the International Center for Leadership in Education.

Dr. Carucci’s research has been published in the International Journal of Community Music, the Journal of the Interdisciplianry Society for Music and Medicine, and the Ketnucky Journal of Excellence in Teaching and Learning. She has presented her scholarship at national and international conferences in North America, South America, and Europe.

Bruce Marking

Bruce Marking

Instructor & Master Repair Technician

For the past 14 years Bruce has worked as Buffet-Crampon- servicing Buffet clarinets, Keilwerth saxophones, and Powell flutes. As a repair technician he has spent over 25 years working for full-service music stores in Florida. Bruce is a full-service repair technician with almost 40 years of experience repairing professional clarinets, saxophones, flutes, oboes, bassoons, trombones, trumpets, french horns and tubas.

Christina Colston

Christina Colston

Instructor & Woodwind Master Repair Technician

Christina is a flutist, repair technician and teacher who has a bachelor’s in music education from Southwest Oklahoma State University and Six Certifications to repair woodwind and brass instruments from the Colorado Institute of Musical Instrument Technologies (CIOMIT). She has been repairing woodwind instruments for 9 years and teaching how to repair for 4 years.

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