Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Tiffany Galus

Teaching Assistant
tgalus@utexas.edu

Tiffany J. Galus is currently pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Wind Conducting at The University of Texas at Austin, where she studies with Professor Jerry Junkin and serves as a graduate assistant for the university bands. Ms. Galus holds both a Master of Music Degree and a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Indiana University, where she studied conducting with Stephen W. Pratt, Jeffrey D. Gershman, and Paul W. Popiel, studied trombone with Peter Ellefson, Carl Lenthe, and M. Dee Stewart, and had the honor of serving as the drum major for the Marching Hundred.

Prior to her arrival in Austin, Ms. Galus was an Associate Instructor in the Department of Bands at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music from 2014 through 2016. During her time at Indiana, Tiffany served as the Director for the Women’s Basketball Band, Crabb Band, and Volleyball band, Manager for the IU Summer Music Clinic, and the Assistant Director for the Men’s Big Red Basketball Band. Ms. Galus also assisted in teaching the undergraduate conducting courses and guest conducted Indiana’s three concert bands.

After the successful completion of her undergraduate degree in 2011, Ms. Galus was appointed as the Director of Bands for the New Prairie United School Corporation in New Carlisle, Indiana. Under her direction, the program received consistent superior ratings at numerous band festivals, including two state titles in 2014. In 2013, Tiffany was a quarter-finalist for the first Music Educator Grammy Award.

Currently, Tiffany is on the brass educational staff for the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps, holds memberships in the College Band Directors National Association, Indiana Bandmasters Association, National Band Association, National Association for Music Education and she is a member of Kappa Kappa Psi.