Prof. Jeff Donovick


Prof. Jeff Donovick

Office Information

Campus
Location
Title
Email
Phone
Fax
St. Pete/Gibbs Campus
EI 103
Associate Professor
Donovick.Jeff@spcollege.edu
(727)341-4788
(727) 444-6816


Biography


Associate Professor Jeff Donovick -- award-winning educator, musician, digital media author -- believes in students’ capacity for continually spiraling upward.

 

Driven by a deep committment to teaching and learning, Prof. Donovick is guided by three crucial tenets: innovation, improvisation, and inspiration.

 

Innovation

 

Creation of revolutionary educational experiences (where circumstances and opportunities emerge) is key to Prof. Donovick’s diverse academic achievements. Transformative innovations include:

 

  1. Laptop and Electronic Arts Ensemble
  1. a leading-edge live electronic music ensemble
  1. Contemporary keyboards at SPC
  1. jazz and pop piano, as well as keyboard workstation music production
  1. Online Music Theory and Contemporary Music Theory development
  1. From Fundamentals, to Music Theory I - IV/Aural Theory I - IV, also Contemporary Music Theory and Ear Training, all delivered fully on campus and online
  1. Contemporary Music Theory
  1. a unique deep study of contemporary music, intensive ear-training for the twenty-first century musician
  1. Designer of SPC’s MIRA-AS program
  1. an original creator of SPC’s Music Industry/Recording Arts (MIRA) degree program

 

Improvisation

 

  1. Best Rock Keyboardist award from Jam magazine
  1.  touring artist -- rock music multi-keyboardist, performing tightly composed arrangments as well as extended jams
  1. Creative teaching
  1. applying high standards for which SPC is respected; offering lessons and private studio teaching uniquely tailored to students’ professional and personal goals
  1. Jazz piano
  1. creator of SPC’s jazz piano curriculum: enrichment, secondary, and primary courses
  1. Student-centered teaching/learning
  1. a philosophy to meet students where they are and bring the curriculum to them
  1. Electronica
  1. presenting a series of electronic improvisations across the social-media universe

 

 

Inspiration

 

  1. Awards/Publications
  1. CETL Distinguished Faculty Award
  2. Instructional Technology Council (ITC) - Outstanding Distance Learning Faculty
  3. Alexander Rudajev Award for excellence in composition
  4. Digitial Media Author for W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.
  5. ASCAP member
  6. SPC Certified Online Course Developer
  7. Quality Matters™ certified
  1. True inspiriation
  1. The third “I” -- Inspriration -- is really the reward that is found each and every day working with, teaching, and learning from SPC students. True inspiration is revealed through the talent, uniqueness, and growth seen daily, across a season, and over time working with each individual student encountered at St. Petersburg College.
  2. *A note to YOU - my students past, present, and future: not a day goes where I am not motivated by a life lesson, a human interest story, a simple gesture, teaching, learning, the human experience -- what life is really all about. By YOU, I am truly inspiried; to YOU I am eternally grateful.

 

 

Office Schedule


Office hours by appointment.



Tutoring Availability


n/a


Classroom Schedule


Classes shown below are for the current term: Summer Term 2016 (0515)

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
MVK 1211   #1368
SP EI103
7:47 am - 7:47 am
MVK 1011   #2160
SP EI103
7:47 am - 7:47 am
MVK 1115   #2337
SP EI105
7:47 am - 7:47 am
MVK 1215   #1288
SP EI103
7:47 am - 7:47 am
MVJ 1210   #1286
SP EI103
7:47 am - 7:47 am
MVJ 1010   #1053
SP EI103
7:47 am - 7:47 am
MVK 1011   #1116
SP EI103
7:47 am - 7:47 am
MVK 1215   #1260
SP EI103
7:47 am - 7:47 am
MVK 1115   #0627
SP EI103
7:47 am - 7:47 am


Subjects Taught


Music: Composition, Music: Theory, Applied Music: Jazz, Applied Music: Keyboard


Course Schedule


= Jeff Donovick has added information specific to this course. (syllabus, video, class meeting times, etc.)

Summer Term 2016 arrow 0515
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
  MUT 1001   Fundamentals Of Music 0626SPOnline5/16/167/22/16
  MVK 1115   Popular Piano Techniques 0627SPIndependent Study5/16/167/22/16
  MVJ 1010   Aplid Music Erchmet-Jazz Piano 1053SPIndependent Study5/16/167/22/16
  MVK 1011   Applied Music Enrichment Piano 1116SPIndependent Study5/16/167/22/16
  MVK 1215   Cont. Keyboard Tecniques I 1260SPIndependent Study5/16/167/22/16
  MVJ 1210   Aplid Music Secodry-Jazz Piano 1286SPIndependent Study5/16/167/22/16
  MVK 1215   Cont. Keyboard Tecniques I 1288SPIndependent Study5/16/167/22/16
  MUT 2341   Contemporary Music Theory I 1326SPOnline5/16/167/22/16
  MUT 2341L   Contemporary Ear Training I 1327SPOnline5/16/167/22/16
  MUT 2342   Contemporary Music Theory II 1328SPOnline5/16/167/22/16
  MVK 1211   Applied Music Secondary Piano 1368SPFace-to-Face5/16/167/22/16
  MVK 1011   Applied Music Enrichment Piano 2160SPIndependent Study5/16/167/22/16
  MVK 1115   Popular Piano Techniques 2337SPIndependent Study5/16/167/22/16
Spring Term 2016 arrow 0510
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
  MVK 1115   Popular Piano Techniques 1032SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MUT 2117   Music Theory IV 1080SPFace-to-Face1/11/165/06/16
  MUT 2247   Aural Theory IV 1081SPFace-to-Face1/11/165/06/16
  MUC 2622   Composition in Modern Media 2 2645SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MUT 2342   Contemporary Music Theory II 2797SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MUT 2342L   Contemporary Ear Training II 2798SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MUT 2341   Contemporary Music Theory I 2985SPOnline1/11/165/06/16
  MUT 2341L   Contemporary Ear Training I 2987SPOnline1/11/165/06/16
  MVK 1011   Applied Music Enrichment Piano 3085SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MVK 1011   Applied Music Enrichment Piano 3090SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MUT 2342   Contemporary Music Theory II 3401SPOnline1/11/165/06/16
  MUT 2342L   Contemporary Ear Training II 3402SPOnline1/11/165/06/16
  MVJ 1210   Aplid Music Secodry-Jazz Piano 3436SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MVK 1211   Applied Music Secondary Piano 3439SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MVK 1115   Popular Piano Techniques 3471SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16
  MVJ 1210   Aplid Music Secodry-Jazz Piano 4967SPIndependent Study1/11/165/06/16