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Marian Stewart


Adjunct Instructor of Music

Assistant Director of Bands

Marian Stewart is the Assistant Director of Bands at The College of New Jersey. She also teaches Woodwind Techniques, and has taught Contemporary Issues in Music Education, and Student Teaching Seminar.  She teaches History of Rock and Roll, Music Appreciation, Chorus, and Band at Bound Brook High School.  Dr. Stewart has also served as a part time lecturer at Rutgers University where she taught Woodwind Techniques and Introduction to Music Education.  She was also the director and conductor of the Concert Band at Rider University in the spring of 2013.  Additionally, her teaching experience includes 8 years as a high school band director in central New Jersey, and she was also a private instructor for The Rutgers Extension Division.

Dr. Stewart has been published in the WASBE Journal, SBO Magazine, and is a staff writer for The Brass Herald.  She also authored a chapter about composer, Jennifer Higdon in Volume Five of A Composer’s Insight: Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for the Wind Band. She was conductor of The Manhattan Wind Ensemble, a NYC based community ensemble, for their 2008-2009 season, and frequently serves as a clinician for high school students throughout New Jersey.  Dr. Stewart is a proud alumna of The College of New Jersey where she earned a degree in music education and studied saxophone with Albert Regni.  She received her Master of Music degree and Doctor of Musical Arts degree in wind conducting from Rutgers University where she studied with Dr. William Berz.