Conductor: Brian Cardany

Dr. Brian Cardany has been the Associate Director of Bands at the University of Rhode Island since 2002, where he conducts the Concert Band and the Alumni Wind Ensemble, directs the athletic bands, and teaches courses in music education.  He is also the Conductor of the South County Chamber Orchestra (Narragansett, RI) and Conductor for the American Band of Providence.

Dr. Cardany’s scholarly work includes presentations at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic and the MENC Eastern Division Conference, and he has contributing author for three volumes of the Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series published GIA Publications.  He is also has been active as a clinician, guest conductor, and adjudicator throughout much of the Northeast.

Dr. Cardany holds a Bachelor’s degree in music education from James Madison University, and both Master’s and Doctor of Music Arts degrees in music education (conducting cognate) from Arizona State University.  Before arriving at the University of Rhode Island, Dr. Cardany taught instrumental music in Maryland and Virginia and worked as a four-year graduate teaching assistant in the band program at Arizona State University. He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, the National Association for Music Education, and the Rhode Island Music Educators Association, and is a sponsor for the Theta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi.

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Conductor: Brian Cardany

Dr. Brian Cardany has been the Associate Director of Bands at the University of Rhode Island since 2002, where he conducts the Concert Band and the Alumni Wind Ensemble, directs the athletic bands, and teaches courses in music education.  He is also the Conductor of the South County Chamber Orchestra (Narragansett, RI) and Conductor for the American Band of Providence.

Dr. Cardany’s scholarly work includes presentations at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic and the MENC Eastern Division Conference, and he has contributing author for three volumes of the Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series published GIA Publications.  He is also has been active as a clinician, guest conductor, and adjudicator throughout much of the Northeast.

Dr. Cardany holds a Bachelor’s degree in music education from James Madison University, and both Master’s and Doctor of Music Arts degrees in music education (conducting cognate) from Arizona State University.  Before arriving at the University of Rhode Island, Dr. Cardany taught instrumental music in Maryland and Virginia and worked as a four-year graduate teaching assistant in the band program at Arizona State University. He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, the National Association for Music Education, and the Rhode Island Music Educators Association, and is a sponsor for the Theta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi.

Musicians

Conductor

Brian Cardany

 

Assistant Conductor

Dalen Favali

 

Piccolo

Emma Hookway

Pamela Harley

 

Flute

Noveline Beltram

Lucinda Ladd

Elizabeth Beltram

Pamela Harley

Deborah James

Stephanie Garcia

Diana Sykes

Jennifer Wright Sharp

Oboe

Elizabeth Escalera

Matt Butterfield

 

Bassoon

Mark Thornton

Kayla Lee

 

Eb Clarinet

Katelain Tavares

 

Clarinet

Stephen Valk

Bethany Daley

Vincent Mattera

Kathy Vallee

Patricia Marshall

Marc Blanchette

Brandon Winrich

Samantha Hackenson

Sara Fullerton

Adam Stevens

Stephanie Storch

Robert Naparstek

Bass Clarinet

Barbara Audette

Stacey Snow

 

Contrabass Clarinet

Mark Thornton

 

Alto Saxophone

Joyce Harrington

Corey Beltram

Justine Carufel

 

Tenor Saxophone

Nicholas Bradley

Dan Pedro

 

Baritone Saxophone

Martha Ryan

Mary Larsen

Trumpet

Daniel Healey

Jeffrey Pouliot

Robert Izzo

Ronald Pouliot

Erin Hall

Mary St. Laurent Sheehan

Ed DeArruda

Rianna Dunne

Nicholas Schleyer

 

Horn

Daniel Bryand

Dylan Marshall

Ami Fields

 

Trombone

Gary Vallee

Ken Walmsley

Peter Crepeau

Steve Pasetti

Kevin Entwistle

David Marocco

Euphonium

Kevin Kane

Matthew Thompson

Tom Kane

Michael Konnerth

 

Tuba

Colin Kane

Todd Hassett

Rob McCarty

Scott Senerchia

 

Percussion

Henry Morel

Eleanor Kogut

Dalen Favali

Stephen Morrison

Miranda Nero

 

Keyboard

Dalen Favali

 

Announcer

Scott Fraser

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