The College of Arts and Architecture

New Director of Athletic Bands Named

Greg Drane
The School of Music and the College of Arts and Architecture are pleased to announce that Gregory Drane has accepted our offer to serve as Director of Athletic Bands for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2015 through June 2017. Drane has been a charismatic and talented member of the athletic band staff for the past ten years, serving as Assistant Director of Athletic Bands. He is known for his creative drill-writing, his memorable half-time shows, and his contemporary arrangements, which have contributed to “one of the best atmospheres in college football (ESPN Magazine).”  He will be part of a team of outstanding and student-centered faculty and staff, serving the University, School of Music, and Athletic Programs. His teaching assignment will include marching and pep band courses, music education and general education courses, and a concert band.