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  • Andrew Boysen Jr. is a professor in the music department at the University of New Hampshire where he conducts the Wind Symphony and teaches conducting. Previously, Boysen served as an assistant professor and acting associate director of bands at Indiana State University, where he directed the Marching Sycamores, conducted the symphonic band, and taught in the music education department. Prior to that appointment, he was the director of bands at Cary-Grove (IL) High School and was the music director and conductor of the Deerfield Community Concert Band. He remains active as a guest conductor and clinician, appearing with high school, university, and festival ensembles across the United States and Great Britain. Boysen earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in wind conducting at the Eastman School of Music, where he served as conductor of the Eastman Wind Orchestra and assistant conductor of the Eastman Wind Ensemble. He received his Master of Music degree in wind conducting from Northwestern University in 1993 and his Bachelor of Music degree in music education and music composition from the University of Iowa in 1991. He maintains an active schedule as a composer, receiving commissions from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, the Iowa All-State Band, the Rhode Island All-State Band, the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association, the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, and many university and high school concert bands across the United States. Boysen won the International Horn Society Composition Contest in 2000, the University of Iowa Honors Composition Prize in 1991 and has twice won the Claude T. Smith Memorial Band Composition Contest, in 1991 for "I Am" and in 1994 for "Ovations." Boysen has several published works with the Neil A. Kjos Music Company, Wingert-Jones Music, C. Alan Publications, and Alfred Music, including pieces for band, orchestra, clarinet and piano, and brass choir. Recordings of his music appear on the Sony, R-Kal, Mark, St. Olaf, and Elf labels.
  • Teaching Activities

  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2019
  • Composition Taught course 2019
  • Conducting Taught course 2019
  • Research Seminar Taught course 2019
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2019
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2018
  • Conducting Taught course 2018
  • Instrumental Lit & Performance Taught course 2018
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2018
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2017
  • Conducting Taught course 2017
  • Research Seminar Taught course 2017
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2017
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2017
  • Composition Taught course 2017
  • Conducting Taught course 2017
  • Instrumental Lit & Performance Taught course 2017
  • Research Seminar Taught course 2017
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2017
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2016
  • Composition Taught course 2016
  • Conducting Taught course 2016
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2016
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2016
  • Composition Taught course 2016
  • Instrumental Lit & Performance Taught course 2016
  • Research Seminar Taught course 2016
  • Symphonic Band Taught course 2016
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2016
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2015
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2015
  • Advanced Composition Taught course 2015
  • Composition Taught course 2015
  • Conducting Taught course 2015
  • Research Seminar Taught course 2015
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2015
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2015
  • Advanced Composition Taught course 2015
  • Composition Taught course 2015
  • Conducting Taught course 2015
  • Instrumental Lit & Performance Taught course 2015
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2015
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2014
  • Composition Taught course 2014
  • Conducting Taught course 2014
  • Research Seminar Taught course 2014
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2014
  • Adv Instrumental Conducting Taught course 2014
  • Advanced Composition Taught course 2014
  • Conducting Taught course 2014
  • Instrumental Lit & Performance Taught course 2014
  • Wind Symphony Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Andrew Boysen