Previous Conductors

The following is a list of the professionals that have joined in making the National Intercollegiate Band the successful program that it has become over the years either as conductors or composers of commissioned works:

1947
Roger Fenn, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Tulsa;
Hugh E. McMillen, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Colorado;
Leonard Haugh, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Oklahoma.

1949
Dr. William D. Revelli, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Michigan.

1951
Dr. Thor Johnson, Conductor, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

1953
Dr. A. Austin Harding, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Illinois.

1955
Dr. Frederick Fennell, Conductor, Eastman Wind Ensemble.

1957
Lt Col William F. Santelmann, Conductor, United States Marine Corps Band.

1959
Paul Creston, Composer-Conductor, White Plains, NY;
Dr. Manley R. Whitcomb, Conductor, Director of Bands, Florida State University.

1961
Dr. Richard Franko Goldman, Conductor, The Goldman Band of New York City.

1963
Cmdr Charles Brendler, Conductor, United States Navy Band.

1965
Vaclav Nehlybel, Composer-Conductor, New York City.

1967
Keith Wilson, Conductor, Director of Bands, Yale University;
Siguard Rascher, Guest Artist, Clinician.

1969
Norman Dello Joio, Composer-Conductor, New York City;
Dr. Leonard Smith, Guest Artist, Conductor-Soloist, Detroit Concert Band;
Mr. T. N. Retif, Guest Artist, Choral Faculty, Tarrant County Junior College.

1971
Dr. W. Francis McBeth, Composer-Conductor, Arkadelphia, AR;
Dr. William D. Revelli, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Michigan [retired];
Dr. John D. Mohler, Guest Artist, Associate Professor of Clarinet, University of Michigan.

1973
Col Arnald Gabriel, Conductor, United States Air Force Band;
Raymond Crisara, Guest Artist.

1975
Dr. Martin Mailman, Composer-Conductor, University of North Texas;
William C. Moffit, Conductor, Professor of Instrumental Music, University of Houston.

1977
Carmen Dragon, Conductor, Glendale Symphony, Glendale, CA.

1979
Dr. Donald E. McGinnis, Conductor, Director of Bands, Ohio State University [retired].

1981
Dr. Gary T. Garner, Conductor, Director of Bands, West Texas A & M University;
Dr. Terry Milligan, Conductor, Faculty, University of Cincinnati.

1983
Dr. Donald Hunsberger, Conductor, Professor of Conducting and Ensembles, Eastman School of Music;
James Sudduth, Conductor, Director of Bands, Texas Tech University.

1985
Dr. William P. Foster, Conductor, Director of Bands, Florida A & M University;
Robert E. Foster, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Kansas.

1987
Dr. Harry Begian, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Illinois [retired];
John Wakefield, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Maryland.

1989
John Paynter, Conductor, Director of Bands, Northwestern University;
Joseph P. Missal, Conductor, Director of Bands, Oklahoma State University.

1991
Ray E. Cramer, Conductor, Director of Bands, Indiana University.

1993
Paula Crider, Conductor, Assistant Director of Bands, University of Texas, Austin.

1995
James Croft, Conductor, Director of Bands, Florida State University.

1997
John Zdechlik, Composer-Conductor, Prof. and Chair, Music Dept., Lakewood Community College [retired];
John L. Whitwell, Conductor, Director of Bands, Michigan State University.

1999
Dr. David Waybright, Conductor, Director of Bands, University of Florida

2001
Lt. Col. (ret) L. Bryan Shelburne, Jr., Director, The U.S. Army Concert Band Dr. Timothy Mahr, Conductor-Composer
Julie Giroux, Conductor-Composer

2003
Don Wilcox, Conductor, Director of Bands, West Virginia University
Dr. John E. Stamp, Jr., Conductor-Composer, Conductor of Bands, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Lt. Col. Alan L. Bonner, USAF (ret.), Conductor, National Executive Director

2005
Michael Haithcock, Director of Bands, The University of Michigan

2007
Frank B. Wickes, Conductor, Director of Bands, Louisiana State University

2009
Colonel John R. Bourgeois, Conductor, Director Emeritus, The President’s Own, the United States Marine Band

2011
Craig Kirchhoff, Conductor, Director of University Bands at the University of Minnesota

2013
Anthony J. Maiello, Conductor, Associate Director for Development, Professor of Music and University Professor at George Mason University