Dr. Robert Dunham, Director of Bands
Conductor, Wind Ensemble
Coordinator, Graduate Wind Conducting Program
Dr. Robert Dunham is Director of Bands at Georgia Southern University, where he coordinates the wind and percussion program, conducts the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, teaches undergraduate and graduate instrumental conducting, music education and literature courses.
Prior to his appointment at Georgia Southern University, Dr. Dunham served for five years as Music Department Chairman and ten years as Director of Instrumental Studies at California State University, San Bernardino. Before moving to California in 1996, Dr. Dunham held positions as Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, Northern Michigan University, Missouri Western State College, and taught instrumental music in the public schools of Wyoming and Utah.
Dr. Dunham received his DMA in instrumental conducting from the University of Missouri – Kansas City Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Professor Gary Hill. He received the MM in trumpet performance and music education from the University of Wyoming, where he studied with Robert Mayse and Carlyle Weiss, and received the BM in trumpet performance, and BME in music education from the University of Northern Colorado, where he studied with Eugene Corporon, and William Pfund. Dr. Dunham has also had additional conducting training with Elizabeth A. H. Green, Larry Rachleff, and Nurhan Arman.
Collegiate ensembles under his direction have performed at regional CBDNA conventions, the California Music Educators convention, the Wyoming All State Music Educators Convention, Drum Corps International World Championships, National Football League half-time shows, and been invited to perform in China, Mexico, and England.
Between 1990 and 1996 Dr. Dunham served as a tenured trumpet player and the Assistant Conductor of two regional, professional orchestras – the St. Joseph Symphony Orchestra, and the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra. And, in 2003 he founded the Inland Southern California Chamber Players – a professional ensemble dedicated to the performance of chamber music composed since 1900.
As a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator, Dr. Dunham has traveled throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. He is the CBDNA Western/Northwestern representative to the New Music Commissioning Committee, Chairman of the Artistic Committee for the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors, and Past Vice President for Music Lists and a member of the Festival Adjudication Steering Committee for the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association.
Dr. Daniel Haddad, Associate Director of Bands
Director, Southern Pride Marching Band
Conductor, Wind Symphony
Dan Haddad serves as the Associate Director of Bands and the Director of Athletic Bands overseeing the Southern Pride Marching Band and the Wind Symphony, as well as teaching marching band techniques.
He spent seven years as the Director of Bands at Cheyenne High School in North Las Vegas, Nevada where his groups travelled and performed at a high level throughout the western United States. Dan is a member of the National Association for Music Education, Georgia Music Educators Association, the College Band Directors National Association and a Vic Firth Educational Team Member.
He received his PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in music education and wind conducting from Kansas State University, received his Master of Arts with an emphasis in music education and instrumental conducting from Florida Atlantic University, and received his Bachelor’s of Music Education and Bachelor’s of Arts in percussion performance from the University of Washington
Dr. Tim Kintzinger, Assistant Director of Bands
Associate Director, Southern Pride Marching Band
Conductor, University Band
Dr. Tim Kintzinger currently serves at the Assistant Director of Athletic Bands and Associate Director of the Southern Pride Marching Band at Georgia Southern University. At Georgia Southern, Dr. Kintzinger directs the Net Squad Pep Band, the University Concert Band and assists in all aspects of the Southern Pride Marching Band. Dr. Kintzinger also teaches music appreciation.
Before teaching in this capacity at Georgia Southern, Dr. Kintzinger taught public school music in Bulloch County and taught as an adjunct faculty member at Georgia Southern University.
Last updated: 6/15/2017