Department of Music
Prof. Luis E. Loubriel

Through guided instruction by nationally and internationally
known music faculty, students
are exposed to a variety of
musical disciplines, including composition, theory, performance, and music history.

Luis E. Loubriel

Dr. Luis E. Loubriel                             


Associate professor
Chair, Department of Music

Scholl 238
office | 630.829.6325
fax | 630.829.6226


D.M.A., University of Illinois | 2005

M.M.,  Northwestern University | 1988

B.M., Northwestern University | 1987


Selected Publications

Brass Singers: The Teaching of Arnold Jacobs (Scholar Publications, 2011)

Regreso a lo básico para trompetistas: La enseñanza de Vincent Cichowicz (Scholar Publications, 2011)

"Integral Music Performance and Pedagogy: A Post-Secondary Performance and Education Model." Journal of Integral Theory and Practice 4.3 (2010): 87-108.

Back to Basics for Trumpeters: The Teaching of Vincent Cichowicz (Scholar Publications, 2009).

"The Marriage of Two Opposing Cultures" Forum on Public Policy: A Journal of the Oxford Round Table (winter 2008).

"Manny Laureano's Quarter Century with the Minnesota Orchestra." International Trumpet Guild Journal (January 2008).

"The Evolution of Arnold Jacobs's Pedagogical Approach." International Trumpet Guild Journal (October 2006).

Lasting Change for Trumpeters (Scholar Publications, 2006).

"Vincent Cichowicz on Arnold Jacobs." International Trumpet Guild Journal (January 2006).

"William Scarlett on Arnold Jacobs." International Trumpet Guild Journal (October 2005).


Selected Presentations

"The Chicago Trumpet Playing School, 1950-1998." Lecture at the Butler School of Music, University of Texas at Austin (2009).

"Integral Teaching and Pedagogy in Relation to a Community of Practice." Integral Theory Conference, San Francisco, CA (August 2008).

"The Teaching of Vincent Cichowicz." Presentation and panel discussion with William Fielder (Rutgers University), Charles Geyer (Northwestern University), Leonard Candelaria (University of Alabama), and Thomas Rolfs (Boston Symphony Orchestra). International Band and Orchestra Midwest Clinic, Chicago, IL (December 2007).

"The Marriage of Two Opposing Cultures." Benedictine University Faculty Colloquium (fall 2007).

"The Marriage of Two Opposing Cultures." Oxford Round Table, Oxford, UK (summer 2007).

"Creating Lasting Change and the Pedagogical Approach of Arnold Jacobs." Featured lecturer, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (winter 2007).

Opening Lecture and Presentation of Lasting Change for Trumpeters. Tenth Annual Bass Fest, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL (2006).