Judy Iwata Bundra serves as Chief Academic Officer and Dean of the Cleveland Institute of Music, overseeing the academic affairs of the conservatory. Bundra was a member of the administrative team at the DePaul University School of Music, and taught on the music education faculty for 30 years. During her tenure at DePaul, she served in leadership roles including Interim Dean, Associate Dean and Music Education Department Chair.  


  • PhD in Music Education, Northwestern University
  • MM, Northwestern University
  • BME, Northwestern University