Scott Teeple, Professor of Music, serves on the conducting faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His duties include sharing responsibilities with the concert band, conducting the wind ensemble and, teaching undergraduate and graduate conducting. During the academic year, he conducts the Winds of Wisconsin, an honors band comprised of high school musicians from around the state and the MATC Municipal Band.
Mr. Teeple is in demand as a clinician and guest conductor throughout the United States and abroad. He has guest conducted and led All–States in California, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin and the World Youth Wind Symphony at the Interlochen Arts Camp. In 2013, Teeple will guest conduct bands at both the American School in Singapore and the IASAS Cultural Festival. Under his leadership, ensembles tour, commission and premiere works for wind ensemble; participate in national consortia and present workshops for music educators.
On campus, ensembles have engaged in week-long residencies with composers, inviting high school composers to join with university compositions students and study with guest artists including 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner Zhou Long and critically acclaimed percussionist/composer Michael Udow. His ensembles have performed with guest soloists and conductors of international renown. The UW Wind Ensemble continues to join former UW–Madison conducting faculty and graduates in the “Wisconsin Summit,” a workshop for middle and high school band directors. The Wind Ensemble recently recorded its first CD and also recorded the “Concerto for Euphonium” by John Stevens.
Before his appointment at the University of Wisconsin, Teeple served on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, the University of Michigan, St. Clair County Community College (MI) and Port Huron Northern High School (MI). He has served on the executive board of the Wisconsin Music Educators’ Association and on the Arts Alliance Executive Board. Currently, Teeple serves as treasurer of the Big Ten Band Director’s 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 Director’s National Association, the Music Educator’s National Conference, and the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles. He is the 2012 recipient of the UW Edna Weicher’s Award. Other honors include the William D. Revelli Scholarship, “Who’s Who,” and membership in Phi Mu Alpha, Kappa Kappa Psi, Pi Kappa Lambda and Phi Eta Sigma.