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Dennis Eveland

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Dennis Eveland

Biography

Dennis Eveland (b. 1960) is an instrumental music educator in the United Independent School District of Laredo, Texas, where he serves as a Band Director at Los Obispos Middle School. A thirty-one year veteran of teaching music, he has taught at both the high school and middle school levels. He is an active composer and arranger of music for both concert band and marching band, and has written arrangements for several award winning bands in Texas, Mississippi, and Alabama. He also has been commissioned to compose music for the Texas University Scholastic League Sight-reading Project.

Dennis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Illinois University and a Master of Music Education from the Vandercook College of Music. In addition, Dennis completed his Principal Certification through Texas A&M International University. Originally a student of John Thompson, Mark Sinnock and Arden Keen in Canton, Illinois, Dennis studied conducting with Dr. Victor Zajec, Dale F. Hopper, Dennis L. Johnson, and Christopher Izzo; arranging and composition with Kelly Love and Michael Katterjohn; and Horn with Ethel Merker and Roger Collins.

Dennis began his teaching career in Toulon, Illinois, and has spent the past twenty-two years in Laredo. He is a member of the Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Educations Association, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).


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