Mike Idzior

DMA, Euphonium Performance (ABD), Assistant Director of Bands - University of Virginia

Michael Idzior has been in full-time employment at the University of Virginia since 2014. Originally from the state of Michigan, he received his bachelor’s of music degree in music education from Western Michigan University and his master’s degree in euphonium performance from the University of North Texas.  Mr Idzior is currently in the latter stages of his doctoral studies under the supervision of Dr. David Childs, having previously served as a teaching fellow for the internationally renown North Texas euphonium studio under Dr. Brian Bowman.

Birthday: October 23, 1980

Hometown:  Pinconning, MI

High School:  Pinconning High School

Awards and Honors:

     -Winner, International Women's Brass Conference Solo Competition, 2006

     -Semi-Finalist, Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Artist Competition, 2005

     -Finalist, Potomac Euphonium Competition, 2004

     -Semi-Finalist, Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Aritst Competition, 2003

     -Finalist, Regional ITEC Finalist, 2003

     -1st Place, Western Michigan University Concerto Competition, 2003

     -Soloist, Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps, 2002

Previous Degrees and Universities:

     -Bachelor of Music, Western Michigan University, 2004

    - Master of Music, UNT