Ian Morrison is a graduate of the Norwin School District where he was tubist in the marching, concert, and jazz bands and violinist in the orchestra and musical theatre pit orchestra. He went on to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he majored in Music Education on tuba and studied tuba with Gary Bird and conducting with Jack Stamp.
Upon graduating from IUP, Ian taught elementary general music and band in the Penn Hills School District and assisted with the Penn Hills Marching Band. In 2000, Ian was hired by the Norwin School District where he has taught elementary general music, orchestra and band, middle school general music and band, and, high school general music, AP music theory and band. Currently, Ian is the 5th and 6th grade orchestra teacher at Hillcrest Intermediate School and assists with the 5th and 6th grade band. Since being hired at Norwin, Ian has earned his master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
In additional to his teaching responsibilities at Norwin, Ian is an active educator, clinician and performer. He has served as substitute principal tubist with the Westmoreland and Johnstown symphonies, tubist with the Pittsburgh Composers Project and as a clinician and guest conductor for marching and concert bands in the Pittsburgh region. Ian serves as an adjudicator for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Marching Band Association, the Pennsylvania Federation of Contest Judges and Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Currently, Ian is tubist with the Westmoreland Symphonic Winds and teaches tuba for the Seton Hill University Community Music Program.
Ian lives in North Huntingdon with his wife, Kim and son, Aiden. He enjoys camping, hiking, biking and walking outside along with reading, making music with friends and spending quality time at home with his family.