Profiles in "Conducting" Expertise Area

  • David Schildkret is Professor Emeritus at ASU. He is an active conductor and lecturer.
  • Mancuso, percussionist and conductor specialized in contemporary music, has been internationally recognized for his interpretations of contemporary classical pieces
  • Jason Caslor is currently an associate professor of music and the director of bands at ASU where he directs the wind ensemble, mentors graduate conducting students, and teaches undergraduate and graduate conducting courses.
  • Equally at home in opera, musical theatre, symphony, pops and ballet, Brian DeMaris currently serves as Principal Conductor of Anchorage Opera and Artistic Director of ASU's Music Theatre and Opera program in the School of Music, Dance and Theatre.
  • An ardent supporter of growing the repertoire of wind bands and chamber ensembles, Duncan is actively involved in the commissioning of new works of established and emerging composers.