Director of Choral Activities
Director of Orchestral Activities
Assistant Professor of Music Education, Choral
Opera Musical Director
Director of Bands
Area Coordinator of Conducting
Associate Professor of Athletic Bands
Director of Athletic Bands
Associate Director for Academic Programs
Recent Research & Creative Activity
- Albert Nguyen was invited to conduct the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA)
District 7 Bands (rescheduled for 2022).
- Albert Nguyen was selected as a member of the search committee for the 13th President
of the University of Memphis.
- Will Plenk presented “Build Your Band – Shaping traditions and musical identity to
energize band members and sports fans alike” at the College Band Directors National
Association Marching Band Symposium 2021.
- Albert Nguyen was invited to conduct the South Carolina Band Directors Association
All-State Band (rescheduled for 2022).
- Albert Nguyen was invited as an adjudicator and clinician for the Purdue Fort Wayne
Wind Festival (rescheduled for 2022).
- Will Plenk presented a juried performance video presentation for the College Band
Directors National Association Southeast Regional Conference 2020.
- Harvey Felder facilitated a collaboration between the University Symphony and the
Collage Dance Collective on a production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.
- Albert Nugyen was invited to guest conduct the West Chester Symphonic Band in Terrytown,
- Albert Nugyen was awarded the university’s First Tennessee Professorship that recognizes
faculty with significant outreach.