Donald W. Sorah

Donald W. SorahDonnie Sorah

Assistant Professor of Music
Music Division Coordinator

E-mail: dws4w@uvawise.edu
Phone: 276.376.4638
Office: 129 Gilliam Center for the Arts

Education

  • Ph.D. Music Education – Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
  • M.M. Trumpet Performance – Morehead State University (Morehead, KY)
  • B.M.E. Instrumental Music – Morehead State University (Morehead, KY)

Courses Taught

  • MUS 1001: Music Departmental
  • MUS 1040: Introduction to Music Technology
  • MUS 1123/3123: Jazz Ensemble
  • MUS 1125/3125: Brass Ensemble (High Brass)
  • MUS 1311: Applied Music Secondary Trumpet
  • MUS 1312: Applied Music Secondary Horn
  • MUS 1411/2411/3411/4412: Applied Music Principal Trumpet
  • MUS 1412/2412/3412/4412: Applied Music Principal Horn
  • MUS 2030: Music Appreciation
  • MUS 2038/3038: Popular and World Music
  • MUS 3520: Beginning Conducting
  • MUS 3522: Advanced Conducting and Literature (Instrumental)
  • MUS 3540: Advanced Music Technology
  • MUS 3611: Improvisation
  • MUS 3651: Orchestration and Arranging
  • MUS 3900: Junior Lecture Recital
  • MUS 4900: Senior Recital

Research Interests

  • Music Technology
  • Music Education
  • Music Composition/Arranging

Professional Memberships

  • International Trumpet Guild
  • Virginia Music Educator’s Association
  • National Association for Music Education
  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia