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Timothy W. Foley

Past-Director of the “The Presidents Own” United States Marine Band (USA) Twenty-sixth Director of “The President’s Own” Timothy W. Foley led the United States Marine Band into its third century of service to the President of the United States and the United States Marine Corps. Foley was a … full profile »

James Bankhead

Dr. James M. Bankhead was the Music Department Head at Utah State University from July 1, 2011 until his retirement in 2015. He was previously Director or the School of Music at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. Dr. Bankhead received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Catholic … full profile »

Toshio Akiyama

Internationally renowned Japanese composer and conductor, Toshio Akiyama, was born in 1929 in Ōmiya, Saitama Prefecture. He studied at the Musashino Academia Musicae in Tokyo and at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. He then taught at the Sakuragi Middle School in Ōmiya and conducted … full profile »

Geoffrey Brand

Former Conductor, London Wind Orchestra (United Kingdom) Geoffrey Brand – one of the leaders of the modern band movement in England; conductor for numerous high quality concert band recordings by the top professional musicians in London. A popular lecturer and guest conductor in the U.S. Born into … full profile »

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