Doug Keiser

Doug Keiser, has been Associate Director of Bands and a member of the Music Education faculty since 1990. He has served as the director of the Symphonic Band, the Marching Sycamores, and the Sycamore Basketball Band. Mr. Keiser teaches the Marching Band and Jazz Ensemble Procedures and the Undergraduate Conducting classes. He was acting chair of the School of Music during the 1995-96 year.

During his stay at Indiana State, the marching band and basketball band have grown by over 60% in membership and the symphonic band has more than doubled in size. The Marching Sycamores have given several guest performances at college, high school, and professional football games in Illinois, Missouri, and Indiana and is the featured group for the opening ceremonies for the Brickyard 400 race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He is the founder and director of the ISU Drum Major Clinic, and has served as contest director of the Mid-States Marching Band Contest, and assistant director of the Hoosier Boys State band. He has served as a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator in ten states and Canada.

Mr. Keiser is past-president of the Indiana Bandmasters Association and is the former faculty advisor of the local chapters of the Music Educators National Conference and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

D.M.A. in Wind Conducting, Michigan State University; M.M. University of Iowa; B.M. University of Nebraska-Omaha.