Lowell Graham

Fox Fine Arts Center
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Lowell E Graham
Professor, Music

Dr. Graham enjoys a distinguished career conducting ensembles in many musical media, including the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Symphony, the Spokane Symphony, the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, the El Paso Symphony Orchestra, the American Promenade Orchestra, the Greeley Philharmonic, Chamber Music Palm Beach Chamber Orchestra, the Westsachsisches Symphonieorchester, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Banda Sinfónica do Estado de Sao Paulo, Orquestra de Sopros Brasileira, Banda Sinfónica de la Provincia de Córdoba - Argentina, Banda Municipal de Música de Bilbao - España, Banda Municipal de Barcelona - España, the National Symphonic Winds, the National Chamber Players, the Avatar Brass Ensemble and the Denver Brass. In 2006 he was named the "Director Honorífico Anual" for the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Paraguay. He has held numerous conducting positions to include that of the Commander and Conductor of the United States Air Force Band.

Dr. Graham's honors include membership in the American Bandmasters Association, inducted in the University of Northern Colorado School of Music "Hall of Honor," The Catholic University of America's 1998 Alumni Achievement Award in the field of Music, The University of Northern Colorado Alumni Association Honored Alumni Award in the category of "Contributions to Music," the Award of Distinction for Contributions to Music Education from the Illinois Music Educators Association, the Phi Beta Mu International Outstanding Bandmaster Award, the American School Band Directors Association's "A. Austin Harding Award," and the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School "Century of Scholars Award" in performance representing excellence and achievement in the previous 100 years of the Graduate School.

Graham has released recordings on six labels - Naxos, Telarc, Klavier, Mark, Altissimo and Wilson which have been recognized in Stereophile's "Records to Die-For" list, The Absolute Sound's "The Super Disc List," as well as one having won a Grammy.


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