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  • Senior Lecturer in Conducting
  • Associate Director of Bands
  • Director, Longhorn Band
sshanna@utexas.edu
Office Phone: 512-471-4314
Office Location: MBE 2.508
Specialties:
  • Conducting

Department:

Band Office

Scott S. Hanna serves as Associate Director of Bands at The University of Texas at Austin, Music Director and Conductor of the Wind Symphony, and Director of the Longhorn Band. A member of the Butler School of Music faculty since 1999, he teaches courses in conducting and chamber music, and was from 2003 to 2008 Associate Director of the Butler School of Music. As Music Director of the UT Chamber Winds, Dr. Hanna has led performances of that ensemble at the 2002 and 2004 College Band Directors National Association Southwestern Division Conferences. Dr. Hanna is also the director of The University of Texas Longhorn Music Camps, serves as faculty sponsor for the Alpha Tau chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, and serves as Editor of the College Band Directors National Association Report.

Prior to his appointment at The University of Texas, Dr. Hanna taught in the public schools of New Braunfels and Austin, Texas. Dr. Hanna is one of ten faculty, staff and administration members at The University of Texas to receive the 2003 Eyes of Texas Excellence Award for outstanding contributions to student life. His professional memberships include the College Band Directors National Association, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Phi Beta Mu, Phi Kappa Phi, and Pi Kappa Lambda.