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David Kuehn has had a varied and rich career in music. He began his career as a tubist and teacher and then moved into administrative duties. Beginning as Assistant to the Dean/Assistant Dean at the University of North Texas, he then became Chairman of the Department of Music at California State University-Long Beach (CSULB), followed by the position of Dean at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance (UMKC). Then from 1993 to 2004 he was President at the Music Academy of the West (MAW). From 2004 to the present he has been President Emeritus at the Music Academy of the West. It was fascinating to speak with David not only about his career, but what it means to be a top administrator and what that entails.