Evan Chancellor, D.M.A.

Evan Chancellor, D.M.A.

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

Departments:

Academic Affairs

Dr. Chancellor directs the Lakeland Symphonic Band and the Muskie Pride Marching Band, founded in 2018. He teaches applied horn, conducting, and courses in music history and music education. Chancellor also serves as Director of the annual Lakeland University Music Camp. 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 performs regularly with the Sheboygan Symphony, the Milwaukee Philharmonic and various community bands and civic groups. Prior to arriving in Wisconsin, he was a founding member of the Frontier Brass Band and the Oklahoma Haydn Festival, appearing as a featured concerto soloist with the Haydn Festival in 2014 and 2017. Chancellor also performed with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Tulsa Symphony, Tulsa Ballet, Signature Symphony, Enid Symphony, North Texas Chamber Orchestra, North Texas Brass Band, 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, the Collegiate Band Directors National Association, National Band Association, International Horn Society, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Kappa Kappa Psi.