Woodrow Hodges

  • Professor Emeritus of Music
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    Professor Emeritus of Music Woodrow Hodges retired from Carthage College in May 2013, after being a part of the Music Department faculty for 36 years. Prof. Hodges is an active performer. He is a bassoonist for the Kenosha Symphony and performs in several smaller ensembles throughout the year. Before his retirement, he taught Music Theory, Applied Woodwinds, Woodwind Methods, and Exploring Music at Carthage.

    Prof. Hodges is involved with the First Methodist Church’s Chancel Choir. A winner of the coveted Helmut Schaeffer Award for lifetime service to the Kenosha Symphony, he serves as an advisor to the KSO Board of Directors. He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, the Wisconsin Music Educators Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, a professional band fraternity, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a professional music fraternity. A graduate of Southwestern College, he earned his M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Iowa.

    He joined the Carthage faculty in 1977.

    • B. A. — Southwestern College
    • M.A. — University of Iowa
    • Ph.D. — University of Iowa