Biography


 

Dr. Evan Feldman is serving in his fourth year as Conductor of the Wind Ensemble and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also directs the Triangle Wind Ensemble and Greensboro Concert Band, and serves as Associate Conductor of the North Carolina Wind Orchestra. Prior to his arrival in North Carolina he was Director of Bands at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, where he directed the Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble, served as music director of the Williamsburg Youth Orchestra, and hosted a weekly radio show called “Colonial Classics.”

Dr. Feldman’s research on the wind music of Sergei Prokofiev, Antonin Dvorak, and George Enescu has been presented at the national and international conferences of CBDNA (College Band Directors National Association), WASBE (World Organization of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles), and IGEB (International Society for the Promotion and Investigation of Wind Music). His arrangements and editions of works by those same composers are published by Tierolff Muziekcentrale (Netherlands).

Dr. Feldman’s college textbook, Instrumental Music Education, was recently released by Routledge Publishing. He is also a contributing author to the series A Composer’s Insight, including chapters on the wind music Sir Richard Rodney Bennett and David Bedford, and a forthcoming article on composer Adam Gorb. Dr. Feldman’s writings have also been published in The Instrumentalist, the Iowa Bandmaster Journal, the MENC Music Educators Journal, and the IGEB Alta Musica.

Dr. Feldman earned the Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with Donald Hunsberger and Mendi Rodan, and served as an assistant conductor for the Eastman Wind Ensemble. He completed his Masters in Music from the Ithaca College School of Music, studying with Rodney Winther, and his undergraduate music degree at Duke University, studying with Michael Votta.

A native of Long Island, Dr. Feldman previously taught at Central College, in Pella, IA, and high school in Hicksville, New York (Nassau County).