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Fellow Alumni Join Stamp at Army Concert Band Conductor Showcase

Stamp and Friends

When the US Army Concert Band held its Conductor Showcase in July, Jack Stamp ’76 served as guest clinician. An IUP Distinguished University Professor and recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award, Jack retired in the spring as director of bands at IUP. The concert took place in Col. Samuel R. Loboda Studio, Brucker Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (formerly Fort Myer) in Arlington, Virginia. Samuel Loboda ’36, a Homer City native, was commander of the US Army Band from 1964 to 1976. 

Alumni in attendance included, from left, Carolyn Kirkpatrick Davis ’86, Adam Hilkert M’10, band member Jay Brown ’85 (sergeant major), Liz Michaliszyn Cramer ’76, Dennis Cramer ’75, M’82, Jack Stamp ’76, Anthony O’Toole ’11, band members John Powlison ’10 and Justin Polyblank ’09 (staff sergeants), Anthony Cancro M’12, and Elaine Tselepis Sheetz ’71.