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Robert Alan Livingston

40 Westwood Street, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242 517.425.0716


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MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing, MI (1998)


EDUCATION

Master of Music in Wind Conducting

NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, Marquette, MI (1979)


Bachelor of Music Education
EMPLOYMENT

HILLSDALE COLLEGE, Hillsdale, MI (2003 present)


Adjunct Professor of Music: Founder and music director of the Hillsdale Wind Symphony,
performing three to five concerts annually. Programming centers on challenging music from
composers such as Bach, Bernstein, Whitacre, Ticheli, Ewazen and Grainger.

BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, Twin Lake, MI (2015)


Summer camp Band Director: directed rehearsals and concerts.

BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP, Twin Lake, MI (2015 - present)


Scholarship Representative: recruitment and auditioning of high school and middle school
students.

LENAWEE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, Adrian, MI (2004 2014)


Secondary Music Instructor: Directed bands, choirs, pit orchestra, and grew the music
program both numerically and artistically. Introduced and developed a successful Orchestra
program.

COLLEGE BAPTIST CHURCH, Hillsdale, MI (1996 2012)


Music Director: Director of choir for occasional Sunday services, special music for Easter
and Christmas including woodwinds, brass, percussion and strings.

JIM LEE FINE ARTS CAMP, Flint, MI (2002 2003)


Band Director: directed rehearsals and concerts.

MOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Flint, MI (2001 2003)


Professor of Music: Directed Concert Band, facilitating growth from six to over thirty, in
one semester. Increased Jazz Band from two to seventeen. Directed Woodwind
Ensembles, Brass Ensembles, Jazz Band, Jazz Combo. Instructed Conducting, Music History
and Music Appreciation.
ADRIAN COLLEGE, Adrian, MI (2000 2001)
Adjunct Professor of Music: Grew College Wind Band from twenty to seventy-five, in one
semester.

JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Jackson, MI (2000 2001, 2017 present)


Adjunct Professor of Music: Music History instructor and music appreciation.

HILLSDALE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, Hillsdale, MI (1986 1999)


Director of Bands: Oversaw 6-12 band program, comprising six ensembles and 300-350
students. Performance schedule saw two to four formal concerts, solo and ensemble
festivals, Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association high school band contest and
four to six marching band shows annually. Conducted pit orchestra for theater
departments musical productions. Music Department Chair.

LAKE FENTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, Fenton, MI (1979 1980, 1983 1986)


Director of Bands: Conductor of the High School Concert, Marching and Jazz Bands,
7th & 8th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, 5th Grade Band and General Music K-4.

PERRY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Perry, MI (1981 1983)


Director of Bands: Conductor of the High School Concert and Marching Bands, 5th
Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, 5th Grade Choir and 6th grade General Music, assisted with
7th Grade Band.

CALVARY METHODIST CHURCH, Flint, MI (1980 1982)


Choir Director: Weekly choir anthem, special service music.

MOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Flint, MI (1980 1981)


Adjunct Professor of Music: Instructed of five sections of music appreciation.

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN FLINT, Flint, MI (1980 1981)


Adjunct Professor of Music: Assistant conductor, directing Small Ensemble and sectional
rehearsals.
Lincoln High School: Guest Clinician (2017)
GUEST CONDUCTING

Adrian College String Orchestra (2004)

Holy Trinity Parish Service of Music: Guest Director (2011 2012)

Western Michigan University Concert Band (1995)

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp International Orchestra (1991, 1993)

Motor City Band of Flint Michigan (1981)

Wind Ensemble of the Flint School of Performing Arts (1980)

Locus iste Music of Paul Mealor


TRANSCRIPTIONS FOR WIND BAND

Power of nature Music of Alwin Michael Schronen

Light & Love Music of Alwin Michael Schronen

Crucifixus Music of Antonio Lotti

Dashing Away with the Smoothing Iron Music of John Rutter

O Magnum Mysterium Music of Tomas Luis de Victoria

Dulaman Music of Michael McGlynn

Pie Jesu Music of Michael McGlynn

Salvation is Created Music of Pavel Tschesnokoff


Michigan Intercollegiate Honor Band - Personnel Director (2008 present)
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Michigan Intercollegiate Honor Band - Chairman (2006 2007)

Association of Christian Schools International - (2005 2006)


Music festival-Michigan Chairperson

Refiners Fire Brass Quintet: Principal Trumpet and founding member (2005 present)
TRUMPET PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Cornet with the River Raisin Ragtime Revue (2005 2006)

Hillsdale College/Community Orchestra-Principal Trumpet (1986 1988)

Marquette Symphony Orchestra-Principal Trumpet (1978)

Northern Michigan University Orchestra-Principal Trumpet (1978)

Solo Trumpet with the Marquette City Band (1978)

Back-Up Jazz Bands for: Dizzy Gillespie, (1978 1980)


Maynard Ferguson, Robert Goulet and Don Ellis.

Flint Symphony Orchestra-Trumpet Section (1973 1975)