Robert Waggoner

 

Adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies & Music Education


Robert Waggoner teaches courses in jazz education methods at Webster University and serves as jazz ensemble director for the Community Music School of Webster University. He received the Bachelor of Music Education from the St. Louis Institute of Music, attended University of North Texas State University, and completed graduate work, Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. He studied bass with Henry Lowe; he is a former faculty member of the Parkway School District and St. Louis Community College-Meramec. He serves on the faculty for the Jim Widner Summer Jazz Camps, and St. Louis University High School Jazz Camp. Waggoner is an active jazz clinician, adjudicator, and conductor through out the Midwest. He has received the St. Louis Suburban District Music Certificate of Merit, Hall of Fame, the National Band Association Outstanding Jazz Educator, and the Jess Cole Jazz Educator Award for outstanding service to jazz education from the Missouri Unit of the International Association of Jazz.