Mr. Du Beau

Courses taught:

Instrumental Music I | Advanced Instrumental Music | Intro to Vocal Development | Concert Choir | Music Technology 3 | Music Technology 4 (Independent Study) | MS Band | Marching Band

Mr. Du Beau is the Director of Bands and Choirs for Delsea Regional High School, as well as the Middle School Band Director. He also serves on the faculty at Rowan University where he has taught instrumental music, wind conducting, music history, and music appreciation. A flutist and pianist by trade, he holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Rowan University and a Master of Arts degree in Music Performance (Instrumental Conducting) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he studied under Dr. Jack Stamp. His previous teaching posts include Director of Bands at Middle Township High School, as well as Marching Band Director at Paulsboro High School and music teacher at Keyport High School and Elementary School.

As a conductor, educator, and musician, Mr. Du Beau has worked extensively with concert bands, marching bands, pep bands, jazz bands, and pit orchestras. Among his notable performances are the Keystone Chamber Winds and the Keystone Wind Ensemble, and can be heard on their 2007 recording, The Composer’s Voice: The Music of Ron Nelson. In May 2011, Mr. Du Beau made his Carnegie Hall debut as both conductor and flutist. In addition to being an active performer, Mr. Du Beau has also spent time as a researcher and clinician. He has presented clinics on wind band programming and literature for the New Jersey Music Educators Conference (NJMEA), Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Rowan University, as well as professional learning communities (PLCs) and teacher evaluation models, and has been a contributing author for TEMPO Magazine. He has worked with many prominent composers for the wind band including Jack Stamp, Steve Bryant, Samuel Hazo, Cindy McTee, and Bruce Yurko, and wrote his Masters thesis on the music of Mark Camphouse with the aid of the composer.

Recently, Mr. Du Beau has joined the community of educators working with blended or “flipped” learning in an effort to provide high school band students with more opportunities for practice and growth through the creation of the #flipband Experiment. Launched in January 2014, #flipband is as much a social media phenomenon as it is a curricular shift and infusion of technology, pedagogy, and 21st century learning. For more information, visit YouTube.com/DelseaFlipBand or follow Mr. Du Beau on Twitter, @maestrodubeau. You can also follow #flipband on Twitter to keep up with the conversation!

Mr. Du Beau’s professional affiliations include ASCD, NAfME, NJMEA, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D) at Rowan University.

Mr. Du Beau is happily married to his wife Stacey, an attorney and professor of law and sociology courses for both Rowan University and Rowan College of Gloucester County. They reside in Mullica Hill, New Jersey with their beautiful daughter Stella.

Vincent S. Du Beau
HS Band & Choir Director | HS Music Technology | MS Band Director
Phone: (856) 694-0100, Ext. 386
Fax: (856) 694-4417

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