Outstanding Bandmaster

The Outstanding Bandmaster award is presented annually by KBA to Kansas Band Directors who have distinguished themselves through their musical accomplishments, service to bands, and excellence in teaching.


Dwight Beckham, Sr
2016 Outstanding Bandmaster

Recipients

2016 – Dwight Beckham, Sr
2015 – Bryce Luty
2014 – Dana Hamant
2013 – Johannah Cox
2012 – John Taylor
2011 – Ray James
2010 – Marion Roberts
2009 – Don Farthing
2008 – Walter “Bud” Meisel
2007 – Clifford Manning
2006 – Gayle McMillen
2005 – Bill Clausing
2005 – Larry Blocher
2004 – Melvin “Bud” Schuette
2003 – Tom Stidham
2002 – Victor A. Markovich
2002 – Frank Tracz
2001 – Joseph Ray Boley
2000 – Jerry Stone
1999 – Larry Norvell
1998 – Glen Goering
1997 – Robert E. Lee II
1996 – Wendell Hicks
1995 – Richard Strange
1994 – James Kerry
1994 – Berle Willis
1993 – Stan Fink
1992 – Gary Fletcher
1991 – David Stuewe
1990 – Gary Corcoran
1989 – Donald Corbett
1988 – Robert E. Foster
1987 – J.B. Webster
1986 – William Lilly
1985 – Les Sperling
1984 – Ed Craig
1983 – William Beck
1982 – Robert Hollowell
1981 – Kenneth Thompson
1980 – Elmer Snell
1979 – Wendell Hodges
1978 – Clarence Sawhill
1977 – Lyle Dilley
1976 – Hal Palmer
1975 – Russell Wiley