2016: Howard T. Dunn

2016: Howard T. Dunn

December 16, 1938 – June 2, 1991 Southern Methodist University Conductor, clinician, and educator beyond compare, Howard Dunn had a giant impact on band music in Texas and around the world. Born on December 16, 1938 in Nashville, Tennessee, Dunn grew up in...
2016: Robert Floyd

2016: Robert Floyd

Robert Floyd began his 25 year career in music education in Richardson, Texas after completing his music education degree at Southern Methodist University in 1967. He also holds a B.S. in mathematics from SMU and a MA from West Texas A&M University. After five...
2015: Eddie Green

2015: Eddie Green

University of Houston Eddie Green has been dedicated to instrumental pedagogy for over fifty years. He has experience teaching all levels of instrumental ensemble performance, from small school programs, to very large junior and senior high school programs. His...
2014: Bryce Taylor

2014: Bryce Taylor

Alice High School Bryce Taylor has been helping shape band music in Texas since 1951. A World War II veteran, he served as a trumpeter with the U. S. Marine Corps Band, stationed in San Diego and Pearl Harbor. The Edinburg, Texas, native received his college training...
2014: Fred Junkin

2014: Fred Junkin

Victoria High School Although Fred Junkin is most widely recognized for his distinguished 31-year career with the Victoria, Texas, band, his musical accomplishments include work as a musician, arranger, symphony founder, and active participant in professional...
2013: Dr. Ralph Mills

2013: Dr. Ralph Mills

Sam Houston State University Dr. Ralph Lee Mills began his clarinet career in the fourth grade under Dr. Raymond T. Bynum in the Abilene Texas Public Schools through elementary and high school where he played in both bands and orchestras and graduated in 1940. He...