Brenda Hascall (b. 1965, Granada Hills, Calif.) is an American composer and music teacher.
Ms. Hascall received her B.A. in music performance on trumpet from California State University, Northridge, and an M.A. in band conducting from the American Band College of Sam Houston State University (2016).
Ms. Hascall conducted the Cambria (Calif.) Instrumental Ensemble, which included a full orchestra, concert band, jazz band, and string ensemble, from 1990 to 1998. During that time she was enrolled in the credentialing program at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo. She did her student teaching at Cambria Grammar School, which included beginning band. After graduating from the credential program, Brenda was hired full-time by the Orcutt (Calif.) Union School District where she was the full-time band director for all of the schools in the Orcutt Union School District for 13 years.
In 2016, she started a new position as the full-time music teacher at Vandenberg Middle School for the Lompoc (Calif.) Unified School District where she teaches band, choir, strings, and guitar.
Ms. Hascall has written several pieces for her band including March Carnival and The Black Stallion Overture, which were both performed at the annual Band-o-Rama in the Santa Maria Valley.
Works for Winds
- Alexander's Waltz (1995/2019)
- The Black Stallion Overture
- Clam Shell March
- March Carnival
- Rocket Launch March
- "Brenda Hascall." Facebook. Accessed 29 November 2019
- Brenda Hascall, personal correspondence, November 2019