Victor Acevedo joined the faculty of the School of Music in 2012 as Instructor of Music. A native of Puerto Rico, Dr. Acevedo received his bachelor degree in Music Education (Cum Laude) from the Inter American University of P.R. He earned his M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Clarinet Performance, and a Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Iowa. Prior to coming to UNI, he was a lecturer in the Departments of Music and Education at Cornell College. During his appointment at Cornell College, Acevedo taught clarinet, music education courses, and supervised music student teachers. His research has focused on how fourth-, eighth-, and twelve-grade students listen to music and reasons for their preference decisions based on their perceptual, cognitive, and affective capacities. Dr. Acevedo principal clarinet teachers have been Maurita Murphy Mead, Sylvia Fitzmaurice, and Kathleen Jones.