Experiences

High School Honor Bands/Ensembles/Awards
Individual and High School Ensemble – Hamilton Southeastern
Post-Secondary – Ball State University
Graduate, Licensure Work – University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Clinician – Las Vegas, Indianapolis
Band Director – North White Junior/Senior High School
Band Director – Palo Verde High School

Orchestra Director – Palo Verde High School
Conductor
Composer
Arranger
Production Staff with the UNLV Wind Orchestra on Klavier
Student Teaching
Conducting Teachers
Professional Organizations
Featured Soloist

High School Honor Bands/Ensembles/Awards

  • Indiana All-State Orchestra, principal
  • Indiana All-State Band
  • Indianapolis Youth Wind Ensemble, principal
  • Muncie Symphony Orchestra Side by Side
  • Bands of America (Music for All) Summer Symposium Concert Band, top band, principal
  • Indiana State All-Star Weekend
  • Butler All-Star High School Honor Band
  • Ball State All-Star Band, principal
  • Indiana Bandmasters All-District Band, principal
  • ISSMA Solo and Ensemble Group I state solo, perfect score

Individual and High School Ensemble – Hamilton Southeastern

  • ISSMA State Concert Band Champions
  • National High School Band and Orchestra Festival performance in Carnegie Hall, New York City
  • Performed on recordings used for selection to the Bands of America (Music for All) National Concert Band Festival and Indiana Music Educators Association Convention
  • Performed in the Indiana State University Concert Band Festival
  • Performed in the Butler University Honored Band Festival
  • Marching Band, Division I
  • Pep Band
  • Director’s Award

Post-Secondary – Ball State University

  • Ball State Wind Ensemble, principal, including two state-wide tours
  • Ball State Symphony Band, principal
  • Indiana Intercollegiate Honor Band, principal
  • Performance at Indiana Music Educators Association Convention
  • Member of the Pride of Mid-America
  • Member of the Pep Band, with travel to the MAC tournament in Cleveland, OH.
  • Ball State Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

Graduate, Licensure Work – University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • UNLV Wind Orchestra, principal and rehearsal technician
  • Star of Nevada, drum major
  • Principal Conductor of UNLV New Horizons Band (2 years), Associate Conductor (1 year)
  • Associate Conductor of UNLV Community Concert Band (2 years)
  • Assistant Director for two trips to March Madness with UNLV Runnin’ Rebel Pep Band
  • Graduate Assistant for the UNLV School of Fine Arts, student coordinator for annual trip to Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide, Austrialia.

Clinician – Las Vegas, Indianapolis

  • Sierra Vista High School Marching Band, brass and field technician
  • Coronado High School Marching Band, low brass technician
  • Shadow Ridge High School Marching Band, rehearsal technician
  • Indiana All-State Band audition staff
  • Invited clinician for ISSMA preview night for 8th grade bands and orchestras in M.S.D.W.T.
  • Sectional coach for North Central Wind Ensemble

Band Director

  • North White Junior/Senior High School in Monon, Indiana. July 2011-June 2013
  • Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. July 2013-Present

Orchestra Director

  • Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. June 2015-Present

Conductor

  • Indianapolis Youth Wind Ensemble, student conductor
  • Ball State Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, guest conductor
  • Indiana Wind Symphony, guest conductor
  • UNLV Community Concert Band, student conductor
  • UNLV Symphonic Winds, student conductor
  • UNLV Wind Orchestra, graduate recital conductor
  • UNLV New Horizons Band, principal and associate conductor
  • UNLV Pep Band, conductor
  • UNLV Summer Band, principal and associate conductor
  • UNLV Winter Band, principal conductor
  • North Central Symphonic Band, student teacher/conductor
  • Eastwood Middle School 7th and 6th grade bands, student teacher/conductor
  • North White High School Wind Ensemble
  • North White Junior High Symphony Band
  • North White Intermediate School Cadet Band
  • North White Junior/Senior High School Concert Choir
  • North White Marching Band
  • North White Pep Band
  • Palo Verde High School Wind Ensemble
  • Palo Verde High School Wind Orchestra
  • Palo Verde High School Jazz Band
  • Palo Verde High School Percussion Ensembles
  • Palo Verde High School Panther Pride Marching Band
  • Palo Verde High School Pep Band
  • Associate Conductor for UNLV Community Band in Rothenburg, Germany
  • Palo Verde High School Philharmonic
  • Palo Verde High School Chamber Orchestra
  • Palo Verde High School Symphony Orchestra

Composer

  • A Suite Duet for Tuba (2002) – Advanced Tuba Duet
  • The Sons of Liberty (2003) – Wind Ensemble Grade 4
  • Suite for Steve (2006) – Beginning level tuba solo

Arranger

  • Suite from “The Mikado” (2010) – Wind Orchestra/Concert Band
  • Vide Cor Meum (2010) – Concert Band with optional vocal soloists and choir
  • Plappermaulchen Polka Schnell (Chatterbox Fast Polka) (2011) – Wind Orchestra/Concert Band
  • Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Chit-Chat-Polka) (2015) – Wind Orchestra/Concert Band

Production Staff with the UNLV Wind Orchestra on Klavier

Editing

  • K11199 Ventanas
  • K11185 Marquee Mojo
  • K11178 Concerto for Marienthal
  • K11173 Vegas Maximus
  • K11169 The Quest

Arranger

  • K11185 Marquee Mojo

Performer

  • K11199 Ventanas
  • K11178 Concerto for Marienthal
  • K11173 Vegas Maximus
  • K11169 The Quest

Student Teaching

  • North Central High School, Indianapolis, with Rick Granlund
  • Eastwood Middle School, Indianapolis, with Laura McIntyre VanderHaeghen

Conducting Teachers

  • Dr. Charles P. Conrad
  • Dr. Christian Zembower
  • Dr. Joseph Scagnoli
  • Professor Thomas G. Leslie
  • Professor Takayoshi “Tad” Suzuki
  • Professor Anthony LaBounty

Professional Organizations

  • Southern Nevada Bandmasters Association
  • National Association for Music Education
  • Nevada Music Educators Association, Southern Zone All-State Co-Chair
  • American String Teachers Association

Featured Soloist

  • Sweet Georgia Brown, arr. Anthony LaBounty performed in Rothenburg, Germany