Jack Stamp, director of Band Studies at IUP, appeared as guest conductor with the United States Army Field Band on Friday, January 18, 2013, in a concert near Baltimore.
Each year, the United States Army Field Band invities one nationally recognized band conductor to guest conduct the ensemble on an entire concert of music of their choice. The ensemble performed two of Stamp's original works: “Cheers!” and Symphony No. 1 – “In Memoriam David Diamond.”
The 65-member ensemble is comprised of some of the finest musicians in the U.S. military. Concurrently with their rehearsals with Stamp, the band was preparing for the honor of leading off the historic Inauguration Parade.
Department of Music