Erik Kibelsbeck is the manager of concerts, facilities, and educational outreach programs for the Ithaca College School of Music. Among the services he provides to students and faculty:
• Concert calendar coordination
• Room scheduling
• Liason with facilities on maintenance and custodial matters
• Supervision of some student employees
Since earning his masters’ degree in orchestral conducting at IC in 2001, Erik has been the music director for the Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra in Syracuse, where he leads three classical and one pops concerts each year.
Erik has been music director at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Ithaca since 2004, where plans all liturgical music, directs the choir, and plays the organ. The Vespers at St. Luke series integrates musical masterworks into the ancient order for evening prayer.
At the end of the spring semester 2009, Erik “retired” after 15 semesters as the conductor for the Ithaca College Trombone Troupe.
Prior to his time in Ithaca, Erik taught high school orchestra and middle school band in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. His bachelor of music degree is in bassoon performance and music education from the Eastman School of Music.