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Honorary Members

2000

Don Wilcox, Director of Bands, West Virginia University, West Virginia

1999

Frank B. Wickes, Director of Bands, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1998

Julie Giroux, composer, Jackson, Mississippi

1995

Dr. John M. Long, Director of Bands, Troy State Univeristy, Troy, Alabama
Dr. W.J. Julian, Director of Bands, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

1994

Dr. William Clark, New Mexico State University, New Mexico

1993

David Holsinger, composer, Texas

1992

Dr. Al G. Wright, CEO, John Philip Sousa Foundation, West Lafayette, Indiana

Keith Mann, University of Red Deer, Red Deer, Canada

1991

Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Indiana


1990

Mr. James Saied, “Mr. Sousa,” Oklahoma

1987

Frederick Fennell, conductor, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, Tokyo, Japan

1986

Lt. Col. Gilbert Mitchell, ret., United States Army Bands
Col. Eugene W. Allen, ret., United States Army Bands

1985

Dr. Francis McBeth, composer, Quachita Baptist University, Arkansas
Dr. Hardy Clemmons, Lubbock, Texas
C. Doyle Gammill, Supervisor of Music, Lubbock ISD, Texas
Dr. Gary Garner, Director of Bands, West Texas State University, Texas

1984

Bill Cormack, Texas Music Educators Association, Austin, Texas

1983

Col. John Bourgeois, United States Marine Band, Washington, DC

1981

Robert Jager, composer, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee


1980

Robert Hawkins, Director of Bands, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
Mary Jeanne van Appledorn, composer, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Richard Cain, band director, Spring High School, Spring, Texas
Eva Tisdale, Metairie, Louisiana

1978

Paul Yoder, composer, conductor and arranger, Chicago, Illinois

1977

Jeanne Moore, music curriculum, West Virginia Department of Education
Knud Noller, music director, Green Brier Hotel, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
Forest McAllister, consulting editor, School Musician, Chicago, Illinois

1976

Alexander R. Harley, founder of Tri-M, Park Ridge, Illinois

1975

Marie von Trapp, mother of Trapp Family Singers

Forrest Buchtel, composer, Vandercook College in Chicago, Illinois

1974

Clare Grundman, composer, South Salem, New York

1973

Paul Lavalle, conductor and composer, New York, New York

1972

Mignon Doran, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky

1971

Adron Doran, President, morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky

Col. Arnald Gabriel, ret., United States Air Force Band, Washington, DC


1970

John Wummer, flutist, New York
Walter Volkwein, music dealer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1969

Glenn Cliffe Bainum, Director of Bands Emeritus, Northwestern University