Steven Wampler, Music Director

The Montgomery Village Community Band is proud to have Steven Wampler as its Music Director since May 2012.

Mr. Wampler is a graduate of Orange County High School, (Orange, VA) Class of 1974, served in the U.S. Army as an Army Bandsman and graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1982 with a B.S. in music education and 1987 with a masters of music in music education / conducting.

He has taught in Vermont, Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland for 37 years at the elementary, high school, and college levels. His high school bands have performed in the United States, Canada, and Europe.  Mr. Wampler retired from teaching in June 2019 and is the owner of Advantage Trophy and Engraving in Ellicott City, Maryland.

His jazz ensembles played at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, the Villa-Nueve Jazz Festival, and the Vienne Jazz Festival in France.

As a composer, he has composed several band and orchestra pieces published by Barnhouse Publishing and Howard Publications. “Wamp” has two sons, Phillip and David.

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