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. Dr. Janners earned the degree Doctor of Musical
Arts in Wind Conducting at the University of Alabama under the tutelage
of Dr. Gerald Welker.
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. His achievements in these
earlier positions include the creation of the University of Regina Wind
Ensemble, as well as serving at Director of the University of Regina
Honor Band, the University of Regina Conducting Symposium, and the
Saint Xavier University Conducting Workshop. He is in high demand as a
clinician and adjudicator, and is the recipient of the 2007 Excellence
in Teaching Award from Saint Xavier University.
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. He is a member of
the College Music Society, The Conductor’s Guild, MENC, WASBE, CBDNA,
and the Percussive Arts Society.