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  • Assistant Longhorn Band Director, Assistant to the Director of Bands
  • Lecturer

Department:

Band Office

Education DMA, The University of Texas at Austin; MM, Indiana University; BME, Indiana University

Associated Ensembles Longhorn BandLonghorn Pep Band

AboutDr. Tiffany J. Galus has a comprehensive background in the arts as an educator, conductor, performer, designer, and producer. She currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Longhorn Band and Associate Director of the Longhorn Pep Band at The University of Texas at Austin, where she teaches courses in undergraduate conducting and wind band literature.

In 2019, she completed her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Wind Conducting at The University of Texas at Austin as a student of Professor Jerry Junkin. A native of northern Indiana, she holds both a Master of Music degree in Wind Conducting and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Indiana University. Prior to her arrival in Austin, Galus was an Associate Instructor in the Department of Bands at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she served as the director for the Women’s Big Red Basketball Band, Crabb Band, and Volleyball Band; Assistant Director for the Men’s Big Red Basketball Band; as well as the manager for the IU Summer Music Clinic. Galus also assisted in teaching the undergraduate conducting courses and guest conducted Indiana’s three concert bands.

Galus served as the Director of Bands for the New Prairie United School Corporation. Under her direction, the program received consistent superior ratings at numerous band festivals, including two state titles in 2014. In 2013, she was a quarter-finalist for the first Music Educator Grammy Award.

Galus is also a freelance transcriber, editor, arranger, and composer, having written and designed for wind ensemble, marching band, pep band, chamber ensembles, and show choir. Galus is currently the Music Coordinator for the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps and she is also a co-founder and owner of Keep Making Music, a virtual performance company based out of Austin, TX. 

Courses MUS 222J Instrumental Conducting