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Chamberlin serves as director of bands at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he conducts the Nevada Wind Ensemble, teaches conducting and guides the band program. He holds a doctor of musical arts degree in conducting from the Eastman School of Music where he was the assistant conductor of the Eastman Wind Ensemble, a Fennell Conducting Fellow and recipient of the Walter Hagen Prize in conducting.
Prior to his appointment at the University of Nevada, Reno, he served on the faculty of Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania and was a successful high school music teacher in Ohio. He holds a BME degree from Ohio State University and an M.M. degree in conducting from Youngstown State University.
Originally from Michigan, Hubbard moved to Reno, Nevada, after his undergraduate studies where he taught band, choir, guitar and digital music for five years. After rebuilding a successful high school band program, he went on to pursue his master’s degree and later teach at the University of Nevada, Reno. While at UNR, he led courses in music appreciation, was a staff member with the marching band and directed the Nevada Concert Winds. Hubbard recently earned a DMA in conducting from Arizona State University under the tutelage of Gary W. Hill and Jason Caslor. While at ASU, he guest conducted both the ASU Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony, served as co-conductor of the ASU Concert Band and assisted with conducting classes.
Hubbard is currently an assistant professor of music at Fort Lewis College, where he leads the Fort Lewis College Symphonic Band, as well as teaches saxophone, clarinet and other courses. He also works as a freelance audio editor, producer and saxophonist.Hubbard is interested in human perception and understanding of music, instruments and their relationships to performance (cognitive/perceptual neuroscience and social science) — especially regarding electroacoustics and digital musical instruments. He loves collaborating on and developing new multimedia and electroacoustic works, especially those that explore innovative combinations of acoustic and electronic instruments. His passion for these innovative combinations inspired his dissertation, “So, You Want to Do a Piece with Electronics? A Layperson’s Guide to Works for Wind Band and Electronics,” a detailed how-to guide on how to perform existing works in the medium. In addition to his DMA in conducting, he holds a Master of Music in wind band conducting from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Bachelor of Music Education from Central Michigan University.
His work and experiences represent the nexus of music education and professional level performance, exemplified through the wind-band performance medium. He is in regular demand as a guest conductor and clinician.
The grand finale concert of the festival will be held in the Mary Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, and will feature performances by the Gold, Blue and Honor bands, as well as the Augustana Band.The 65th Annual Augustana Band Festival will take place. Nov. 11-12. The festival has brought thousands of students from a five-state area to participate in two full days of ensemble and clinic work featuring three separate bands — Gold, Blue and Honor — led by outstanding music educators/directors. Participating students are nominated by their high school directors, and the festival is organized and carried out by an Augustana committee of outstanding student musicians.The Festival of Bands is a high school marching band festival that the Oregon Marching Band has the pleasure of hosting in Autzen Stadium. Open to the public, the Festival of Bands is an exciting day of fun, family-friendly entertainment. For participating bands, it’s an opportunity to perform truly breathtaking shows in a college stadium.
Admission to the parade is free. Admission to the Field competitions is by wristband only. Admission fees are $15 for adults, $5 for students, and children age 5 and under are free. Wristbands can be purchased in advance at all Lewis Drug locations in Sioux Falls and Brandon beginning Monday, September 19th. On the day of the Festival, wristbands can be purchased from volunteers at the Parade and Howard Wood Field.
The 35th annual Festival of Bands will take place Saturday, October 1, 2022 in Sioux Falls, SD. Hosted by five local high school bands, the festival will feature bands from South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska.For our friends needing wheelchair access at Howard Wood Field: We have been notified that the elevators onsite will likely not be operational on Saturday. However, handicap-accessible spaces will be available to view the bands perform at ground level. The Preliminary Field Competition will begin at 9:45 a.m. at Howard Wood Field, with bands competing to advance to the Finals Competition that evening at 6:00 p.m. At the evening Finals, the 10 highest scoring bands compete in one class, with trophies going to the top five places. A free live stream of the Field Competition — both Preliminary and Finals — will be available at festivalofbands.com. Sioux Falls will strike up the bands Saturday, October 1, 2022, as host of the 35th Annual Festival of Bands, USA — one of the nation’s largest marching band events. Considered one of the premier band festivals in the Midwest, this year’s Festival of Bands will feature over 40 bands participating in parade and/or field competition. This 35th year of competition is expected to draw up to 15,000 people from South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa to Sioux Falls to enjoy a full day of marching activities. Hosted by five Sioux Falls high school bands, all net proceeds from the day’s event are equally distributed to the five band departments.
The Parade Competition will kick off the big day at 8:00 a.m. and will be held adjacent to Covell Lake, one of the City of Sioux Falls’ most scenic areas and close in proximity to the field competition at Howard Wood Field. The Parade will start on W. Madison and turn onto N. Lake Avenue in Sioux Falls adjacent to Covell Lake and the baseball fields. Parade judging platform will be located on N. Lake Avenue behind the Boy Scouts Headquarters. The parade will end at the corner of N. Lake Avenue and West Avenue.