Four collegiate band members have been selected to participate in the 24th Annual Iowa Collegiate Honor Band. This year’s guest conductor for the Iowa Collegiate Honor Band is Dr. Jack Stamp.
Students selected from local William Penn University include:
- Mallari Winegar of Rose Hill, IA – Clarinet; senior music education major.
- Joseph Criscuolo of Pella, IA – Alto Saxophone; senior music education major.
- Adam Genskow of Oskaloosa, IA – Tenor Saxophone; senior music education major.
- Steve Residor of St. Louis, MO – Trombone; senior music education major.
The event is open to the public and free to attend. The honor band will rehearse Nov. 17– 18, with their performance at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. The rehearsals and performance will be held at Josephine Tope Community Auditorium attached to Nevada High School, located at 1001 15th St. Nevada, IA 50201.
About Dr. Jack Stamp
Dr. Jack Stamp is currently an adjunct professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where he teaches conducting and composition. Prior to his current appointment, Dr. Stamp served as Director of Band Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for 25 years and served as chairperson of the music department for six years. While at IUP, he was awarded Distinguished University Professor.
Dr. Stamp holds a DMA degree in Wind Conducting from Michigan State University where he studied with Eugene Corporon. An internationally recognized composer of wind band music, Dr. Stamp studied composition with Robert Washburn, Fisher Tull, Joan Tower, David Diamond, and Richard Danielpour.
He was the founder/conductor of the Keystone Wind Ensemble, a wind band dedicated to the recording of forgotten band literature. The ensemble boasts over 20 commercial compact disc releases. He is a contributing author to the “Teaching Music Through Performance in Band” series and resides in Hudson, WI with his wife, LeAnn.