Dr. Frank Tracz

Director of Bands

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

Frank Tracz is Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Kansas State. At K-State he coordinates the undergraduate and graduate conducting programs, teaches classes in music education, and administers and guides all aspects of the K-State band program, which includes the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, University Band, Athletic Pep Bands, and Marching Band. Under his direction the Wind Ensemble has performed at the Kansas Music Educators Association Conference, the MENC National Conference, as well as regional and international tours. In April 2010, the K-State Wind Ensemble performed for the College Band Director's National Association's (CBDNA) Southwest Regional Conference in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Under his direction, the “Pride of Wildcat Land” Marching Band has enjoyed the privilege of traveling to nationally acclaimed bowl games. He has served as an adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor for all-state and honor bands across the nation and in Canada. Dr. Tracz is a faculty member of Conn-Selmer Institute, as well as a past member of the Music Education Journal Editorial Board and a contributor to the series Teaching Music Through Performance in Band. He also researched and developed a Master of Music Education program that is now in place at K-State.

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