Evan Chancellor, D.M.A.

Evan Chancellor, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Instrumental Music, Director of Bands, Chair of Humanities & Fine Arts


Academic Affairs

Dr. Chancellor directs the Lakeland University Symphonic Band and Muskie Pride Marching Band. He teaches applied horn, conducting, and courses in music history and music education, and also coaches student groups including the Lakeland Chamber Winds and LU Drumline. He previously held faculty positions at Oklahoma Baptist University, East Central University, Oral Roberts University, and El Sistema Oklahoma City, as well as K-12 programs in Texas and Oklahoma. Chancellor also serves as director of the annual Lakeland University Music Camp.

In addition to his work at Lakeland, Chancellor is the music director of the Fond du Lac Symphonic Band and an active guest conductor and clinician. As a horn player, he is a member of the North Point Brass and plays regularly with the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra and the Milwaukee Philharmonic. Prior to arriving in Wisconsin, he was a founding member of the Frontier Brass Band, Banda Gabachos, the Norman Philharmonic, and the Oklahoma Haydn Festival, and also performed with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Tulsa Symphony, Tulsa Ballet, Signature Symphony, and the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas as well as the orchestra of the Eisenstadt Classical Music Festival.

Dr. Chancellor received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of North Texas. He earned the Master of Music in Horn Performance at Oklahoma City University, and Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Oklahoma. Chancellor is a member of the National Association for Music Education, Collegiate Band Directors National Association, Wisconsin Concert Band Association, International Horn Society, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

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