Bob Harvey, MM
Adjunct Professor in Arts & Sciences
MM - Michigan State University
BSE - Missouri Western State College
Robert “Bob” Harvey was raised in Independence, MO, and completed his BS degree in Music Education at Missouri Western State College. He attended Michigan State University, earning a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance. Mr. Harvey splits his time between music education and music performance. He taught for 29 years in the Lee’s Summit (MO) R-7 School District, working primarily with elementary band students. He has taught at MWSU in the trumpet studio, and maintains a private studio at home. He holds the position of Principal Trumpet in the St. Joseph Symphony. As a member of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra he splits the Lead Trumpet duties in addition to being one of many soloists in the group. Bob also works extensively in Kansas City and the surrounding region as a free-lance trumpeter.