Oklahoma City University News
Oklahoma Music Educators Elect Belcik to Leadership Post
associate dean of the Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University, has
been elected vice president of higher education for the Oklahoma Music
Prior to his
appointment at OCU in 2002, Belcik was assistant state director of music for
the University Interscholastic League in Texas and assistant director of bands
at University of Texas. In Austin, he worked with the Longhorn Marching Band,
conducted the symphony band, and taught courses in conducting and music education.
He is a former director of bands at Valdosta State University in Georgia.
a degree in music education from
University of Michigan; a master's in horn performance from University of
Oklahoma; and his doctorate in instrumental conducting from University of Texas
Belcik is principal
conductor of the Oklahoma City Symphonic Band and an active clinician and guest
conductor. He has conducted honor bands in several states and has presented
clinics at state, regional and national conventions.
He is a member of the
College Band Directors National Association, Texas Music Educators Association,
Texas Bandmasters Association, Pi Kappa Lambda, Kappa Kappa Psi, Tau Beta
Sigma, and Phi Mu Alpha.