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These conductors have graciously committed to serve as a co-conductor for the Pinnacle Winds. As a co-conductor, they will select and program 30  minutes of music to be performed at one of our concerts. With their expertise, they bring national and international regard to the project of establishing an all-civilian, full-time, professional band.

John Bourgeois

Col John Bourgeois

Emeritus Conductor
United States Marine Corps Band "The President's Own"

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Dr. Les Hicken

Director of Bands Emeritus 
Furman University

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Joseph Kreines

Conductor, Composer, Musicologist, Transcriber

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Stephen Pratt

Director of Bands Retired
Indiana University


Alfred L. Watkins

Conductor, Cobb Wind Symphony
Conductor Emeritus,
Lassiter High School

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Ray E. Cramer

Emeritus Director of Bands
Jacobs School of Music
Indiana University

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Roy Holder

Conductor Emeritus 
Lake Braddock High School


Allan McMurray

Professor Emeritus
University of Colorado

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Robert Sheldon

Composer, Conductor


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Dr. Julian White

Professor of Music
Florida A&M University

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Paula Crider

Professor Emerita
University of Texas


Col Timothy Holton

Conductor Emeritus 
Pershing's Own Army Band

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Johan de Meij

Principal Guest Conductor
New York Wind Symphony
Kyushu Wind Orchestra

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Robert W. Smith

Composer, Conductor
Troy University C.L.


Dr. Roby George

Director of Bands
Indiana State University


Dr. John R. Locke

Conductor Emeritus

University of North Carolina, Greensboro


Dr. Linda Moorhouse

Associated Director
University of Illinois

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Dr. Jack Stamp

Conductor Emeritus
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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