Matt Ludwig has served as the Director of Bands for Marquette Senior High School for the past 24 years. After growing up in the UP and graduating from West Iron County High School, he received degrees in Music Education and trumpet performance from the University of Michigan and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Wind Conducting from Northwestern University. He has conducted many ensembles throughout US, including our local Marquette Symphony Orchestra and the Marquette City Band. He resides with his wife, Dr. Linda Ludwig, in Big Bay, Michigan.
What’s it like being Director of Bands for the Upper Peninsula’s largest high school during a pandemic? In this issue of Rural Voices, Marquette Senior High School’s Dr. Matt Ludwig shares his experiences and insights on navigating the challenges to maintain a successful curriculum and educational experience for his students.