Dick Elliott

Dick Elliott

Applied Trumpet Instructor



MM, Illinois Wesleyan University (1966)
BA, music education, Linfield College (1965)

A professor with more than 50 years of experience in music education, Dick Elliott, joined the music department in 2017 as a half-time visiting assistant professor of music and director of bands.

Dick has been a longtime adjunct at George Fox, where he’s taught band since 2006, and he’s taught on an adjunct basis at Lewis & Clark College, Linfield College and Western Oregon University as well. His band teaching career began in 1966 in Seaside Public Schools, and he taught band and choir at the elementary, middle school and high school levels in the Newberg School District from 1968 to 2006.

Dick holds a master’s degree in music from Illinois Wesleyan University (1966) and a bachelor’s degree in music education from Linfield College (1965).