College of Music Program Book 2011-2012: Ensemble & Other Performances, Volume 1 Page: 75
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
Dennis W. Fisher is the conductor ofthe Symphonic Band, associate director ofWind Studies
at the University of North Texas and professor of music in Conducting and Ensembles.
Fisher has a wide variety of experience and expertise as a conductor, arranger, clinician,
educator and consultant. Mr. Fisher is very active as an arranger for all wind mediums,
including symphonic band, marching band and chamber music. Also, he frequently
serves as a clinician, conductor and adjudicator throughout the United States along with
international appearances in Thailand, Japan, Great Britain, Europe, Scandinavia, Canada,
Greece and Russia. He recently served as guest conductor of the Southeast Asian Youth
Wind Ensemble in Bangkok, Thailand and as judge for the All-Asian Symphonic Band
Competition. In addition, Fisher currently serves as principal guest conductor of the Volga
Band, a professional wind orchestra in Saratov, Russia. Mr. Fisher has recorded extensively
on the Mark, Klavier and G.I.A. labels with the University of North Texas Symphonic
Band and Wind Symphony. He is co-author of Teaching Music Through Performance in
Beginning Band, Volume 2. He also is recording and editing producer of the Teaching
Music Through Performance in Band series compact disc recordings, and editor of the
Master Conductor DVD series, published and distributed by G.I.A. Publications. Mr.
Fisher holds professional memberships in the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas
Bandmasters Association, College Band Directors National Association and Phi Mu
Alpha Sinfonia. He has been honored by being elected to membership in the prestigious
American Bandmasters Association and with invited membership in Phi Beta Mu National
Band Fraternity. He is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and
Sciences and is past-president of the Southwest Division of the College Band Directors
National Association. Mr. Fisher has been awarded the Gagarin Medal of Honor from the
Society of Cosmonauts of the Russian Federal Space Agency. Other honors include twice
being named "Top Prof' by the Mortarboard Society at U.N.T. and receiving the University
of North Texas Community Award.
Here’s what’s next.
This book can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Book.
University of North Texas. College of Music. College of Music Program Book 2011-2012: Ensemble & Other Performances, Volume 1, book, 2012; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc114723/m1/76/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.