Scott Teeple serves as a professor of music, director of bands, and chair of the conducting area at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His duties include overseeing the UW–Madison Band program, conducting the wind ensemble, and teaching graduate conducting. During the academic year, he conducts the Winds of Wisconsin, an honors band comprised of talented high school musicians from around the state.
Mr. Teeple is in demand as a conducting clinician and guest conductor throughout the United States and abroad. He is regularly invited to teach at conducting workshops and conduct All-State honor bands. He has conducted the World Youth Wind Symphony at the Interlochen Arts Camp, the American School in Singapore, the IASAS Cultural Festival of the International American Schools in Doha, Qatar.
Under his leadership, ensembles have performed with guest soloists, composers, and conductors of international renown. The UW–Madison wind, string, percussion, voice, and piano faculty frequently perform as guest soloists. The Wind Ensemble has performed at the Wisconsin School Music Educator’s Conference, and on tour throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and New York. The UW–Madison Band program continues to offer the “Wisconsin Summit,” a workshop for middle and high school band directors. The workshop continues to feature internationally recognized clinicians, including Andrea Brown, Eugene Corporon, Cheryl Floyd, Richard Floyd, Craig Kirchhoff, Mary Land, Allan McMurray, Russel Mikkelson, H. Robert Reynolds, and William Wiedrich. The Wind Ensemble recently recorded John Stevens’ “Concerto for Euphonium” with Matthew Mireles.
Before his appointment at the University of Wisconsin, Teeple served on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Port Huron Northern High School, and St. Clair County Community College, (MI). He has served on the executive board of the Wisconsin Music Educators’ Association and the Arts Alliance Executive Board. He has also served as president of the Big Ten Band Directors Association.
Mr. Teeple received degrees in Music Education and Conducting from the University of Michigan, where he studied with H. Robert Reynolds. He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, the National Association for Music Education, and the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles. He is the 2012 recipient of the UW Edna Weicher’s Award. Other honors include membership in Phi Mu Alpha, Kappa Kappa Psi, Pi Kappa Lambda, and Phi Eta Sigma.