Dr. Bradley P. Ethington is Director of Bands and Professor of Conducting in the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University, where he oversees all aspects of the university band program, and coordinates the graduate program in wind conducting. Dr. Ethington holds bachelor’s degrees in music education and biochemistry from the Honors College at Michigan State University, the master of music from Baylor University, and the doctor of musical arts in conducting from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied with Jerry Junkin. While at the University of Texas, he served as assistant conductor of the University Wind Ensemble and conductor of the University Chamber Orchestra. Dr. Ethington is an elected member of the American Bandmasters Association, and has conducted at conferences of the College Band Directors National Association and the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles.
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Significant Wind Ensemble Repertoire by Underrepresented Composers
Performing music composed by historically underrepresented composers for band and wind ensemble is one of the most important and compelling responsibilities of contemporary wind ensemble conductors. The panel will discuss resources for the identification, research, and performance of many of these works, and provide a comprehensive listing of significant works for bands and wind ensembles at the developing through professional levels.