Albert Lo is currently in his fourth year as the Director of Bands at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the resident Conductor/Artistic Director for the Brownsville Wind Symphony. Mr. Lo also serves as the Director of the UTRGV Jazz Orchestra and heads the secondary instrumental music education department. Mr. Lo is completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at The University of North Texas in Denton, TX, where he is under the tutelage of Professor Eugene Migliaro Corporon, Professor Dennis Fisher, and Dr. Nicholas Enrico Williams. A native of Chicago, IL, he received his Bachelor of Music Degree from Northern Illinois University and his master’s of art Degree from Western Illinois University. As a former Director of Bands at Winston Churchill High School in San Antonio, TX, his bands continued their tradition of excellence, placing in the finals at consecutive Texas 5A State Marching Contests, Bands of America (BOA) Regionals, and the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, IN. The Charger Band was selected to participate in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, CA. and performed in the 50th anniversary celebration of Hawaii’s Statehood. Mr. Lo is an active clinician and guest conductor in Texas and throughout the United States, Europe, and most recently in Asia. Mr. Lo is a two-time Teacher of the Year recipient and was awarded Certificate of Recognition by the Texas Academy of Math and Sciences at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. He is a member of College Band Directors National Association, Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity, Texas Music Educator Association, and Texas Bandmasters Association.