Instructor of Music
Dan Obluda is an instructor of music at UNC where he teaches music theory and aural skills. Mr. Obluda holds both a Bachelor of Music Education and a MM in Music History and Literature from the University of Northern Colorado. Aside from teaching at UNC, he has been an instructor with the Summer Music Program in the Poudre School District and the Colorado Masonic Band Camp. Mr. Obluda’s research focuses primarily on nineteenth-century percussion literature and performance practices, with particular emphasis on a multi-timpani work by Anton Reicha titled Die Harmonie der Sphären. Aside from teaching and research, he also writes program notes for the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, and has periodically performed with the ensemble since 2007. His primary teachers are Jonathan Bellman, Gray Barrier and Don Liuzzi.