2014 Instrumental Conductors

Tanya Bennett - M.M.E, University of Michigan; Dept. Head Performing Arts/Orchestra Director, Winans Academy of Performing Arts, Detroit, MI
Christopher Blackmer - M.M. Instrumental Conducting, Michigan State University; Band Director, Winter Park High School, Winter Park, FL
Lynn Brosnan - M.M.E. Music Education, University of Michigan; String Teacher, West Bloomfield School District, West Bloomfield, MI
Maura Brown - M.M.E, University of Illinois; Teacher, Elk Grove High School, Elk Grove Village, IL
Jane Church - M.M. Saxophone Performance, Michigan State University; Scholarship Representative, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and Retired Band Director, East Lansing, MI
Joseph Dobos - M.M. Music Education, University of Michigan; Music Director, Church of the Immaculate Conception and Blue Lake Scholarship Representative, Lapeer, MI
Michael Eagan - M.M. Music Education, VanderCook College; Band Director, Benzie Central High School, Benzonia, MI Michael Endres - M.M. Music Education, University of Michigan; Scholarship Representative, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and Retired Orchestra Director, Plymouth-Canton Schools, Ypsilanti, MI
Richard Erne - M.A. Instrumental Conducting, Michigan State University; Band Director, Reeths-Puffer Schools, Muskegon, MI
David Farquhar - M.M.Ed., VanderCook College; Orchestra Director, School District 45, Villa Park, IL
Jessica Fiedorowicz - M.A. Educational Leadership, Western Michigan University; Orchestra Director, South Haven Public Schools, South Haven, MI
Iris Haynes - M.M.E, Virginia Commonwealth University; Scholarship Representative, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and Retired Orchestra Director, Saginaw Twp. Community Schools, Saginaw, MI
Laura Ketchum - M.M., Southern Oregon University; Director of Bands, Piedmont High School, Oklahoma City, OK
Rebecca Kilgore-Longtin - M.M. Music Education, VanderCook College of Music; Director of Bands, East Rockford Middle School, Rockford, MI
Lester Knot, M.A. Music Education, VanderCook College; Band Director, Hudsonville Christian School, Hudsonville, MI
Dr. Mark Kotchenruther - Ph.D. Music Education, University of Michigan; Orchestra Director, Forest Hills Northern High School, Grand Rapids, MI
Katharine Kratz-Courter - M.M., Western Michigan University; Band Director, Owen Intermediate School, Belleville, MI
Peter Lograsso - M.Ed. Music, VanderCook College; Orchestra Director, Northbrook School District 27, Northbrook, IL
Dorothy McDonald - B.S. Music Education, Wayne State University; Music Adjudicator/Consultant/Clinician-MSBOA, MI
Frances Oare - M.M.E., University of Cincinnati - College Conservatory of Music; Orchestra Teacher, Wichita Public Schools, Wichita, KS
Dr. Steven Oare - Ph.D. Music Education, Michigan State University; Associate Professor of Music Education, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Bradley Pfeil - M.M.E., University of Nevada - Las Vegas; Orchestra Director, Neuqua Valley High School, Naperville, IL
Richard Pierce - M.A. Instrumental Music Education,, Eastern Michigan University; Retired Director of Bands and Orchestras, Bryant Middle School, Dearborn, MI
William Porter - B.M., Illinois State University; Teacher, Harper College and Musician, Chicago Sinfonietta, Waukegan, IL
Benjamin Pruitt - M.S., Wayne State University; Retired Director of Fine Arts, Detroit Public Schools, Detroit, MI
Stephanie Purvis - B.M.E., University of Michigan; Scholarship Representative, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and Band Director, New Era Christian School, New Era, MI
John Riegel - B.M.E., The Ohio State University; Director of Orchestras, Hilliard Darby High School, Hilliard, OH
James Roach - M.M. Music Education, University of Michigan; Retired Instrumental Music Teacher, Kalamazoo Public Schools, Kalamazoo, MI
Shelley Roland - B.M. Music Education, Eastern Michigan University; Instrumental Music Director, Clarkston Schools, Clarkston, MI
John Roseboom - M.M.E., Florida State University; Band Director, Sarasota High School, Sarasota, FL
Erick Senkmajer - M.M. Music Education, Michigan State University; Band Director, Port Huron Area Schools and St. Clair Community College, Fort Gratiot, MI
David Sowerby - B.M.E., Eastern Michigan University; Orchestra Director, Caledonia Duncan Lake Middle School, Caledonia, MI
Jennifer Spurbeck - M.M. Cello Performance, Michigan State University; Orchestra Director, Waverly Community Schools, Lansing, MI
Cynthia Swan-Eagan - M.M. Music Education, VanderCook College; Director of Bands, Manistee Schools, Manistee, MI
Allman Todd - M.M., Sam Houston State University; Director of Bands, Middle School, Big Rapids Public Schools, Big Rapids, MI
Dr. Matthew Westgate - D.M.A., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Director of Wind Studies, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, MA
Roger Weyersberg - B.M.E., Michigan State University; Low Brass Instructor, Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI
Tavia Zerman - M.M. Tuba Performance, The University of Akron; Band Director, Grand Ledge Public Schools - Hayes Middle School, Grand Ledge, MI