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THE

TROY STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

FOUNDED 1887

THE NATIONAL BAND ASSOCIATION

HALL OF FAME OF DISTINGUISHED BAND CONDUCTORS

Troy State University

Harold B. Bachman (1892-1972) University of Florida

Army Band director during both World Wars.  Conductor of Bachman's "Million Dollar" Band, and later directed bands at the University of Chicago and the University of Florida.

Glenn Cliff Bainum (1898-1974) American Bandmasters Association

Director of Bands at Northwestern University.

Charles Brendler (1898-1956) National Band Association

Director of the U.S. Navy Band.  Served in the Navy longer than any other man on record.

Colonel Howard C. Bronson (1899-1960) Dr. Paul Yoder

Chief of all U.S. Army Bands during World War II.

Herbert L. Clarke (1897-1945) National Band Association

Famous cornet soloist with the John Philip Sousa Band and Director of the Long Beach, California, Municipal Band.

Patrick Conway (1865-1929) King Musical Instruments

Conductor of Conway's Band and teacher at Ithica University.

Dr. Merle Evans (1894-)

Conductor of the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus Band for over 50 years, during which time he never missed a performance.

Dr. Leonard Falcone (1899-) Michigan State University Alumni Association

World renowned artist on euphonium.  Director of Bands at Michigan State University for 40 years, where he was given an honorary doctorate.

Henry Fillmore (1881-1956) Dr. and Mrs. AI G. Wright

Famous composer of band music, especially marches and trombone novelties.  Director of Fillmore's Band in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Became a well known radio personality.

Patrick Gillmore (1828-1892) Selmer Industries

Director of Gillmore's Band, the first great professional band in this country.

Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956) American Bandmasters Association

Director of The Goldman Band in New York City.  Founder of The American Bandmasters Association.

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