Associate Director of Bands / Director of the Goin' Band From Raiderland
Phone: (806) 834-5107
Office: School of Music, Room 108A
Duane Hill is Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at Texas Tech University as well as the artistic director of the Lubbock Youth Wind Ensemble. He conducts the Concert Band, teaches courses in marching band techniques and leadership development, and supervises student teachers.
Hill earned his Master of Music degree in Conducting at Texas Tech University from Dr. Sarah McKoin (2010) and his Bachelor's of Secondary Music Education from Texas Tech University under Keith Bearden and Christopher Anderson (2004). From 2004 to 2008 Hill served as associate director of bands at Leander High School in Austin, TX.
As a faculty member, Hill has received the TTU Alumni Association New Faculty Award (2014) and the Mortar Board and Omicron Delta Kappa Faculty Recognition Award (2014). In service to music education, Hill coordinates and teaches at the Texas Tech Band and Orchestra Camp, which is attended by hundreds of musicians from across the nation. He is also a leadership facilitator with Solutions and Specialized Innovations (SASI), which specializes in student empowerment in music students, and he additionally serves as a consultant and clinicians to high school band programs.