Pease

First Name: 
William
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William Pease
Position: 
Associate Professor, Director of Bands
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Email: 
pease@virginia.edu
Classification: 
Faculty
Phone: 
434-982-5347
Office Address: 
Hunter Smith Band Building (180 Culbreth Road)
Degrees: 
D.M.A. James Madison University, Conducting; M.M. James Madison University, Conducting; B.S. West Chester State College, Music Education
Biography: 

William E. Pease is Director of Bands at the University of Virginia. Mr. Pease is the first marching band director of the newly formed Cavalier Marching Band in 2003. Since that time the Cavalier Marching band has grown to 295 members which performs at many athletic and academic events for the University. Mr. Pease has also taken the UVA band on three international trips to Fiji, Australia, Brazil and Costa Rica. Responsibilities include, Director of the Cavalier Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, and Men's Basketball band. Mr. Pease is a former Associate Director of Bands at Western Michigan University, in Kalmazoo, Michigan. Mr. Pease also taught public school in the Va. Beach Public school system for 9 years. During this time his bands performed at state and national music conventions. Mr. Pease was a member of the 1983 World Champion Garfield Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps.

Mr. Pease is a national adjudicator for marching band concert bands and guest conducts yearly in the Southeastern part of the United States.

Mr. Pease is a member of the Music Educators National Conference, the College Band Directors National Association, the ACC Band Directors Association, the Virginia Band and Orchestra Director's association, and an educational endorser for Vic-Firth drum stick company and Sabian cymbals.

 

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Address

McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

Email: music@virginia.edu