Art Brownlow is a Fellow in the University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers. He has received the UT System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, the College Music Society Instructional Technology Initiative Award, and is an Apple Distinguished Educator. His research interests include brass instrument history, nineteenth-century orchestral music, educational technology, and flipped learning. Published books include The Last Trumpet: A History of the English Slide Trumpet and Teaching Music History with iPad. At The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, he is a Professor of Music and the Deputy Provost Fellow for Academic Innovation. He has also directed the university's Study Abroad Program in Vienna.