Director of Instrumental Music
"We are all capable of incredible
things," he says. "As an educator it is my job to equip my
students with the knowledge they need and to guide them in the journey
of music making."
Josh Fleig began his tenure at Cowley in the fall of
2006, after completing a Master of Music Education degree at Wichita State
University. As the director of the instrumental music department at Cowley,
Fleig encourages the very highest levels of performance from his students.
As a recruiter he is seeking young men and women who have a passion for
music and are dedicated to independent study on their instruments.
coming to Cowley Fleig served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the
WSU bands where he co-directed the pep band, conducted several pieces
with the concert band and taught the brass methods class. Concurrent
with his position at WSU, he also served as the band director for Bethel
Life School in Wichita, Kansas, where he taught elementary and middle
school band and strings.
Fleig has been an active
guitarist for over 12 years and has played a variety of musical styles
in a number of different groups over the years. In recent years he has
devoted himself primarily to playing jazz music. Fleig loves performing
and enjoys sharing his passion for all music with his students.
office: Brown Center