Robert Rogers

Robert Rogers
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rrogers@yccd.edu

Fine Arts Faculty, Woodland CC
Woodland Community College

Bobby Rogers is a graduate of Sonoma State University (B.A. in Music Education and Jazz Performance), Sacramento State University (M.A. in Wind Conducting) and Boston University (M.M.Ed. in Music Education). Rogers currently teaches at Woodland Community College. Mr. Rogers was formerly at Pioneer High School for 19 years teaching concert bands, jazz band, string orchestra, AP music theory, film scoring and composing, and instrument repair class. Additionally, he is on adjunct faculty teaching Music Appreciation at Butte College and conducts both the Santa Rosa Youth Symphony and The Santa Rosa Symphony Professional Orchestra Family Concert Series.


He was the Region 3 finalist for California Teacher of the Year in 2009, Claus Noble Educator of Distinction in 2010 and Program of Excellence for top program in Yolo County 2015. He taught previously at Herbert Slater and Rincon Valley Middle Schools. Rogers has also taught for summer music programs at Sonoma State University, Cazadero Music Camp, Summer Music Camp at Stanley and a local program for students in jazz and classical styles in Woodland. He has served two terms as president for the Northern California Band Directors Association, 2009-2011 and 2013-2015.


Rogers studied conducting with Craig Kirchhoff of the University of Minnesota, John Whitwell of Michigan State University, H. Robert Reynolds of University of Michigan and USC Thornton School of Music, Mallory Thompson of Northwestern University, Jack Stamp of Indiana State and Dr. Robert Halseth of Sacramento State University.


Throughout his career, he has been very active with pit orchestras and community orchestras, including American Philharmonic, Camellia Symphony and the Rancho Cordova Civic Light Orchestra. Rogers has twice had the opportunity to conduct at Carnegie Hall. He has also performed and recorded on clarinet, saxophone and flute with various jazz and rock groups, such as Lee Press-On and The Nails, Moonlight Swing Orchestra – a Glenn Miller Tribute Band, Placer Pops Orchestra, Jimmy Luxury, Lucas Arts, Gwen Stefani, Coolio, Third Eye Blind, Smash Mouth, Joe Gilman, Steinway Artist Jim Martinez and Delfayo Marsalis.


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Class Schedule

Class Time / Dates / Days Location
Title: Jazz Appreciation
Method: LEC02 Section: MUSIC-12-W8788
Section ID: 137930
1:30PM to 2:45PM
1/22/2024 to 5/24/2024
M W
Bldg: 900
Room: W-936
Title: Pop Music in the US
Method: LEC72 Section: MUSIC-15-D9553
Section ID: 137931
N/A
1/22/2024 to 5/24/2024
online
Bldg: WNET
Room: WNET
Title: Music Appreciation
Method: LEC72 Section: MUSIC-3-D9551
Section ID: 137926
N/A
1/22/2024 to 5/24/2024
online
Bldg: WNET
Room: WNET
Title: Music Appreciation
Method: LEC72 Section: MUSIC-3-D9552
Section ID: 137928
N/A
3/21/2024 to 5/24/2024
online
Bldg: WNET
Room: WNET
Title: Music Appreciation
Method: LEC02 Section: MUSIC-3-W8787
Section ID: 137929
9:00AM to 10:15AM
1/22/2024 to 5/24/2024
M W
Bldg: 900
Room: W-936