Monday, January 28, 2013

Bethany College Announces Addition of Marching Band for 2013-14

Bethany College has announced the addition of a marching band for the 2013-14 academic year, according to Bethany President Dr. Scott D. Miller. The Stampede Marching Band will be directed by J. Matthew White, lecturer in music at Bethany.

“Bethany College is very pleased to announce this exciting new addition to the music program. It’s another great example of the how we seek to improve the opportunities provided to our students inside and outside of the classroom,” said Dr. Miller. “Matthew provides the leadership and musical skills necessary to launch this new endeavor.”

White currently serves as the director for the Pep Band and Wind Ensemble. He also provides instruction for Bethany students who study brass woodwind and percussion instruments. With  20 years experience teaching and performing with instrumental groups that range from elementary bands, middle school bands and high school bands to Trinidadian steel drum bands, jazz bands, woodwind, brass and percussion ensembles, White brings an expansive knowledge to the newest performance option in the Music program at Bethany.

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