Dr. Frank Tracz

Director of Bands

McCain Auditorium 225
785.532.3818 | ftracz@k-state.edu

Dr. Frank Tracz is Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Kansas State University, where he coordinates undergraduate and graduate conducting activities, teaches classes in music education, and administers and guides all aspects of the K-State band program. Under his direction the Wind Ensemble has performed at the Kansas Music Educators Association Conference, the MENC National Conference, a CBDNA regional conference, as well as regional and international tours. Under his direction, the ?Pride of Wildcat Land? Marching Band has enjoyed the privilege of traveling to nationally acclaimed bowl games. Dr. Tracz has several years experience teaching in the public schools of Ohio and Wisconsin, and previously served as Assistant Director of Bands at Syracuse University and Director of Bands at Morehead State University. He has served as an adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor for All-State and honor bands in the U.S.A., Canada, and Singapore. Dr. Tracz is on the Faculty Board for the Conn-Selmer Institute and is a contributor to the series ?Teaching Music Through Performance in Band.? His honors include the Stamey Award for Outstanding Teaching, Kansas Bandmasters Outstanding Director Award, being named a Lowell Mason Fellow, Wildcat Pride Alumni Award, Paula Crider Outstanding Band Director Award, and election to the prestigious American Bandmasters Association.


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