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Faculty

Michael P. Schaff

Professor: Instrumental Conducting, Music Education


A faculty member at Crane from 1997 until 2018, Dr. Schaff conducted the Crane Concert Band and teaches conducting and music education courses. Additional conducting assignments have included the Crane Spring 1999 opera production, Puccini's La Boheme and the faculty new music ensemble NUMA.

Dr. Schaff holds degrees in music education, horn performance and wind conducting from Ohio State University, The University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University respectively.

He previously taught public school music in Texas for six years and was on the faculty at Colorado State University where he was Director of Bands and Instructor of Horn for four years.