Faculty Profile

David Itkin

Title
Professor
Department
Conducting and Ensembles
College
College of Music

    

Education

Thomas Baldner, Brian Balkwill, David Effron, Paul Vermel, 2015.
MM, Eastman School of Music, 1982.
Major: Performance and Literature of Music
BM, Eastman School of Music, 1980.
Major: Performance and Literature of Music

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2023
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2023
MULB 5172Z.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2023
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2023
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUGC 6951.730, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2022
MUGC 6952.717, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2022
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2022
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MULB 5172Z.510, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAG 5820.001, Symphonic Literature II, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6952.717, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2022
MUGC 6953.732, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2022
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2022
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5701.755, Master's Recital, Spring 8W2 2022
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2022 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6953.733, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2021
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2021
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.510, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5815.001, Symphonic Literature I, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6952.704, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W2 2021
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6951.730, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2021
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2021
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5701.753, Master's Recital, Spring 8W2 2021
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6951.730, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2020
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2020
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.510, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5820.001, Symphonic Literature II, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 3W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 3W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5900.703, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2020
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 5172Z.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2020
MUAG 5701.725, Master's Recital, Spring 2020
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2019
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.510, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5815.001, Symphonic Literature I, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 3W1 2019 SPOT
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2019
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2018
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2018 SPOT
MULB 5172Z.510, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2018
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5820.001, Symphonic Literature II, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus
MUAG 5701.702, Master's Recital, Summer 5W1 2018
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUGC 6953.732, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2018
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2018
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAG 5701.725, Master's Recital, Spring 2018
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUGC 6952.717, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2017
MUGC 6953.733, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2017
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2017
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2017
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2017 Syllabus
MUAG 5815.001, Symphonic Literature I, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2017 SPOT
MUGC 6952.717, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2017
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2017
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2017 SPOT
MUAG 5701.725, Master's Recital, Spring 2017
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUGC 6951.730, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2016
MUGC 6953.733, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2016
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2016
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2016 SPOT
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5820.001, Symphonic Literature II, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 3W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUGC 6952.717, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2016
MUGC 6953.732, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2016
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2016
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2016 SPOT
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUGC 6952.717, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2015
MUGC 6953.733, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2015
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2015
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAG 5701.721, Master's Recital, Fall 2015
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4910.703, Special Problems, Fall 2015
MUAG 5815.001, Symphonic Literature I, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 3W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2015
MUGC 6951.730, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2015
MUGC 6952.717, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2015
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2015
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2015
MUAG 5701.725, Master's Recital, Spring 2015
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUAG 5910.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2015
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2014
MUGC 6951.730, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2014
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2014
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2014
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 5820.001, Symphonic Literature II, Fall 2014
MUGC 6954.702, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W1 2014
MUGC 6900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2014
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2014
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2014
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2014
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2013
MUGC 6953.719, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2013
MUGC 6954.704, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2013
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2013
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 5900.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2013
MUAG 5815.001, Symphonic Literature I, Fall 2013
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2013
MUGC 6952.720, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2013
MUGC 6953.706, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2013
MUGC 6954.707, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2013
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2013
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2013
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2012
MUGC 6952.711, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2012
MUGC 6954.714, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2012
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2012
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUAG 5820.001, Symphonic Literature II, Fall 2012
MUGC 6954.705, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W2 2012
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W1 2012
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2012
MUGC 6951.702, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2012
MUGC 6951.714, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2012
MUGC 6953.702, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2012
MUGC 6954.701, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2012
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2012
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2012
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2011
MUGC 6952.701, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2011
MUGC 6954.702, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2011
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2011
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 5815.001, Symphonic Literature, Fall 2011
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2011
MUGC 6951.708, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2011
MUGC 6952.700, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2011
MUGC 6954.710, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2011
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2011
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 5900.709, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2011
MUGC 6954.725, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2010
MUGC 6954.733, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2010
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2010
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2010
MUAG 5910.714, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2010
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2010
MUAG 6850.700, Advanced Score Reading and Interpretation (Band and/or Orchestra), Spring 2010
MUGC 6951.714, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2010
MUGC 6952.713, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2010
MUGC 6953.702, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2010
MUGC 6953.720, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2010
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2010
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2009
MUAG 6850.700, Advanced Score Reading and Interpretation (Band and/or Orchestra), Fall 2009
MUGC 6952.705, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2009
MUGC 6953.712, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2009
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2009
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUAG 6910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2009
MUGC 6952.701, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W2 2009
MUAG 6850.700, Advanced Score Reading and Interpretation (Band and/or Orchestra), Spring 2009
MUGC 6951.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2009
MUGC 6951.721, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2009
MUGC 6952.716, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2009
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2009
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2009
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2009
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2009
MUAG 5910.703, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2009
MUAG 5850.001, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2008
MUAG 6850.700, Advanced Score Reading and Interpretation (Band and/or Orchestra), Fall 2008
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2008
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2008
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Fall 2008
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2008

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Itkin, D. C. (2021). The Conductor's Craft.
Itkin, D. C. (2014). "Conducting Concerti".
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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