Overview

  • Alexander Treviño comes to Old Dominion University from Seattle, Washington. While at the University of Washington, Treviño served as assistant director of the Husky Marching Band and Husky Basketball Bands from 2004 to 2007. Professor Treviño also directed the Husky Volleyball Band in 2005, which accompanied the Washington Volleyball Team to the NCAA Finals in San Antonio, Texas where the Huskies earned a National Championship victory over Nebraska.Treviño also served as a graduate teaching assistant teaching music courses for the University Of Washington School Of Music, as well as teaching undergraduate music education majors in instrumental classroom methods and rehearsal conducting. He also conducted the University Symphonic Band with J. Brad McDavid.Treviño has recently completed doctoral coursework for the PhD. in Music Education from the University of Washington, where he studied with Steven Morrison, Steven Demorest, Patricia Campbell, and Tim Salzman.Prior to his time at The University of Washington, Professor Treviño worked as a graduate assistant with the University of Tennessee "Pride of the Southland" Marching Band. Serving from 2002 through 2004, he assisted in the teaching of marching drill and music performance, and in 2004 introduced a maneuver called "The Zipper-T," a maneuver that has since become a highlight of the Tennessee Pregame show. In addition to his work with the marching band, Professor Treviño also directed the Tennessee Lady Volunteer Basketball Band.While at Tennessee, Treviño performed as a member of the University of Tennessee Wind Ensemble, which performed at Carnegie Hall in 2003. He studied conducting with Gary Sousa and guest conducted university ensembles including the Wind Ensemble. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2004 with a Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting.Professor Treviño holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Studies with an Emphasis in Music Education from the University of Texas, which he earned in 1995. While attending Texas, Treviño was a performing member of the University of Texas Longhorn Band and the University of Texas Wind Ensemble.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2011 Teaching Brass to Beginners [Review]International Trombone Association Journal.
    2008 Jazz Expertise and its relationship to pitch and rhythm placement among trumpet playersBulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education.
    2007 A Revisionist View of Band Development in American Music EducationNational Band Association Journal.
    2004 Air For Winds by Melvin L. SheltonTeaching Music through Performance in Band/ Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 122-126.

    Research Overview

  • Band History, Gesture Recognition, Music and the Brain, Socio-historical wind band history
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Music : Marching/Athletic Bands, Music Education, Marching Band Arranging/Techniques
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Music Education, University of Washington 2008
  • M.M. in Instrumental Conducting, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2004
  • B.M. in Music Education, The University of Texas at Austin 1995
  • Full Name

  • Alexander Trevino