Dr. Isidore Rudnick is a nationally recognized arts administrator, music educator, composer and arranger, jazz trombonist and conductor. For over thirty years, Dr. Rudnick has worked with students in secondary schools and colleges and universities from the United States and Europe. He holds a Bachelors of Music Degree in Jazz Studies and a Masters of Music Degree in Composition from the University of North Texas and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Miami (Florida). Dr. Rudnick has previously served as the Music Department Coordinator at the University of Maine at Augusta, Director of Instrumental Music at Yakima Valley Community College in Washington State and Artistic Director at the School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati. Dr. Rudnick is currently the Fine & Performing Arts Curriculum Manager for Cincinnati Public Schools.
Dr. Rudnick is the recipient of several awards and honors including: Polish Ministry of Culture Medal (1992), University of Maine at Augusta Faculty Award of Excellence (1996), Down Beat Magazine Outstanding Performance Award with the University of Miami Studio Jazz Band (1998), University of Miami Award of Academic Merit (1998), Yakima Valley Community College Presidential Citation (2001), and the Ohio Art Education Distinguished Arts Educator Award (2017). He has been invited to perform and teach throughout the United States, Europe and China.