Conductor of Wind Ensemble and Associate Professor of Music
Evan Feldman (firstname.lastname@example.org) is Conductor of the Wind Ensemble and Associate Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to his arrival in North Carolina, he was Director of Bands at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, where he directed the Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble, and hosted a weekly radio show entitled “Colonial Classics.”
Feldman holds the Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting degree from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with Donald Hunsberger and Mendi Rodan. He received his Master of Music in Conducting from the Ithaca School of Music, studying with Rodney Winther. His undergraduate training was completed at Duke University, with conducting studies with Michael Votta.
Feldman’s research on the wind music of Sergei Prokofiev, Antonin Dvorak, and George Enescu has been presented at the national and international conferences of CBDNA (College Band Directors National Association), WASBE (World Organization of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles), and IGEB (International Society for the Promotion and Investigation of Wind Music).
His arrangements and editions of works by those same composers are published by Tierolff Muziekcentrale (Netherlands). He is a contributing author to A Composer’s Insight, volume 3 & 4, published by Meredith Music, which includes his chapters on the wind music of Sir Richard Rodney Bennett and David Bedford. His writings have also been published in The Instrumentalist, the Iowa Bandmaster Journal, the MENC Music Educators Journal, and the IGEB Alta Musica.
Feldman previously taught at Central College, in Pella, IA, and high school in Long Island, New York, his home state. He is active as a guest conductor and clinician.