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CLAS names Benjamin Coelho interim director

Benjamin CoelhoThe University of Iowa School of Music is pleased to announce that Professor Benjamin Coelho has been appointed by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences to serve as interim director for the 2018-19 academic year. 

An accomplished musician and teacher, Professor Coelho has been a member of the School of Music faculty since 1998, serving as professor of bassoon in addition to numerous administrative roles including executive associate director. 

Coelho replaces former director Dr. David Gier, who left the University of Iowa this month to become dean of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. A national search for his replacement is currently underway. 

Professor Coelho’s full biography>>