Catawba Music Professor to Chair Association of Popular Music Education
July 10, 2013
Dr. David L. Fish, associate professor of music and chair of the music department at Catawba College, has been elected to serve as chair of the Association of Popular Music Education (APME). He will serve a two-year term.
Other APME officers elected include Cliff Wittstruck, vice chair; Joseph Pignato, secretary; Irwin Kornfeld, treasurer; and Chris Sampson, immediate past chair.
APME's mission is to promote and advance popular music at all levels of education both in the classroom and beyond.
Fish, who joined the Catawba College faculty in 2002, is a native of Tucson, Arizona. He earned his bachelor and master of music degrees from Western Michigan University and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.