G. White is currently the Director of Sports Bands at the University
of Maine, directing the Pride of Maine Black Bear Marching Band,
the Screamin' Black Bear Pep Band, and the University Concert
Band. Mr. White also teaches percussion methods and undergraduate
studio percussion. Chris received his B.M. in Music Education
in 1988 from Ithaca College, studying percussion with Gordon Stout
and Bill Molenhof; his M.M. in Instrumental Conducting from the
University of Maine in 1994, studying percussion with Dr. Stuart
Marrs and conducting with Professor Curvin Farnham. From 1988-1992
he was the Band Director and District Music Supervisor of M.S.A.D.
#11 in Gardiner, Maine.
Chris has worked at the Maine Summer Youth Music Camp since 1990 as the percussion instructor and is a percussionist with the Maine State Ballet Orchestra, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and has performed at P.A.S.I.C. with the University of Maine Percussion Ensemble. Mr. White is also active as a clinician for percussionists and marching bands, as well as guest conducting around the state of Maine. Chris is a member of M.E.N.C., M.M.E.A., M.B.D.A., C.B.D.N.A. and is currently the treasurer for the Maine State Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society. He is a member of Alpha Sinfonia and Pi Kappa Lambda as well as an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma.
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Dr. Stuart Marrs
5788 Class of 1944 Hall
Orono, ME 04496-5788
Voice 207.581.1247 Fax 207.581.4701
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