Director of Percussion and Gold & Black Sound (GABS) 的“全美国的”军乐队副主任
博士。帕梅拉学家毂, Associate Professor of Bands, serves as Purdue Bands & Orchestras Percussion Specialist. Formerly on the bands faculty at Ball State University, she completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at The Ohio State University. At OSU, she won the graduate concerto competition as a marimba soloist, adding it to a list of undergraduate honors at Ball State that includes being a two-time recipient of the James L. Lane Percussion Award and winner of BSU’s Concerto Competition. Between degrees, Nave, a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, operated a private percussion studio in Noblesville and performed as a freelance percussionist throughout Indiana.
马修河纳韦 was appointed to the Purdue faculty in August 2012 as an Assistant Professor, and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure in July 2018. He serves as an associate director of the famed “All-American” Marching Band, directs the “Boiler Brass” Men’s Basketball Pep Band, and conducts the Purdue Symphonic Band and Varsity Band. He also serves as the department’s technology coordinator, and coordinates the Volunteer Management Team. He is responsible for coordinating marching band travel, and has organized trips around the Big Ten, as well as a significant performance experience in Medellín, Colombia in 2015. He has mentored many student organizations, previously serving as sponsor for the Beta Sigma chapter of Tau Beta Sigma, the Gamma Pi chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, the Band & Orchestra Technology Office, and the Purdue Musical LGBTQ+ Society. Conaway also serves the university as a member of the Purdue University Senate, and serves on both the Student Affairs Committee and the Advisory Committee on Equity.
博士。乔纳森甜 joined the Purdue Bands & Orchestras faculty as Assistant Professor of Bands in the fall of 2017. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Kentucky in 2019, a Master of Music degree in Wind Band Conducting from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2013, and a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Abilene Christian University in 2004.
Purdue Bands & Orchestras is excited to welcome jarrard哈里斯 as the 乐队的临床助理教授. Harris will teach alongside 博士。莫鳟鱼 in the Purdue Jazz department, in addition to a Jazz History class in the Purdue University College of Liberal Arts.
约翰·威廉姆斯 was hired to the Purdue Bands & Orchestras staff as a 来访的教练 and will begin in August 2019. For two years previous, he served as the Director of Bands for the Linton-Stockton School Corporation. His program held 250 students grades 5-12 and offered concert bands, marching band, pep bands, and applied music classes. Concert bands under John’s direction consistently earned gold ratings at ISSMA organizational events, including a first-time gold with his 6th-grade band.
Previous to Linton-Stockton, John spent several years as a graduate assistant for the bands & orchestras programs at Purdue (’14-15, ’15-16) and Ball State (’16-17). His duties at both university programs included assistance with marching band, including the Purdue “All-American Marching Band”, focusing on woodwind section development, visual technique, and student leadership guidance, conducting university bands, playing in ensembles, and directing various athletic pep bands.