Janners, Director of Music at Marquette University, is internationally
recognized as a conductor, scholar and performer. Dr. Janners
holds degrees in percussion performance form Alma College and the
University of Utah, and a Doctorate in Wind Conducting from the University of Alabama.
to his arrival at Marquette, Dr. Janners served as Director of Bands at
Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois, and at the University of
Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada. At Marquette, Dr. Janners conducts the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensembles, and Pep bands. He also teaches courses in conducting, music history, and jazz history.
scholar, Dr. Janners has had numerous articles published in the Instrumentalist
magazine, as well as in Canadian Winds, the
national periodical of the Canadian Band Association. His research interests include the field of performance psychology, and he has presented at numerous state, national and international conferences on the subject. In 2007 he received Saint Xavier University's Teaching Excellence award, and he has been awarded the National Band Association's Citation of Excellence three times. He is a member of
the College Music Society, NAfME, IGEB, WASBE, CBDNA,
and the Percussive Arts Society.