Rocky Wiseman

Instructor of String Bass
MA-Music Education, West Virginia University; BM- Music Education, Ohio University
Year Appointed
Fall 2018
  • Applied String Bass
Spring 2019
  • Applied String Bass


Rocky Wiseman is a tuba instructor at Marietta College. He received his Master of Arts from West Virginia University and his Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University, where he studied with Leighton Conkling and Clyde Thomson. Mr. Wiseman has had extensive teaching experience both in his own private studio and as an instrumental teacher at Parkersburg High School (1996-2003) and Blennerhasset Junior High School (1975-1996). He has also presented master classes for the American Shcool of Bass and the International Bass Conference.

Mr. Wiseman is currently a member of the River City Symphony Orchestra and the Doug Hess Big Band and works as a freelance bassist in Parkersburg, WV. He is a member of the International Bass Society, the Music Educators National Conference, and Musicians Union Local 136.