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Tremon Kizer
Tremon Kizer




Tremon Kizer (Orlando, Florida) serves as the Associate Director of Bands, Director of Athletic Bands, and Associate Professor of Music at the University of Central Florida (UCF). In addition to serving as the lead administrator for the UCF athletic band program, he conducts the Symphonic Band, teaches courses in music education and conducting, and observes music education student interns. In addition, he serves as the Associate Director for the School of Performing Arts at UCF. Under his direction, the UCF Marching Knights has the largest membership in university history with over 400 students. Recently, they have performed at the American Athletic Conference Championship, Military Bowl, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Gasparilla Bowl, and AutoNation Cure Bowl. Furthermore, the Marching Knights were invited and have performed at Bands of America Regional Championships, the Florida Marching Band Championships, and at the Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World. The Marching Knights has also been recognized and featured at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Southern Division Conference. In addition to his work at UCF, Kizer serves on the National Band Association (NBA) Revelli Composition Contest Selection Committee, the NBA IDEA Committee, the NBA Research Review Board, the Board of Directors for the Florida Youth Symphony Orchestra, and a CBDNA Task Force that researches current trends with recruitment. On the state level, he serves as the Florida Bandmasters Association Commissioning Committee Chair and is on the MPA Music Selection Committee. He is an active guest conductor, adjudicator, and leadership consultant of well over 200 clinics. Kizer has been a guest conductor for numerous district, regional, and state honor bands along with professional ensembles such as the United States Army Band. He has been on staff for several music camps, drum major clinics, and collegiate and high school concert and marching band camps.