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Wayne Fanning

Wayne Fanning

Conductor, Concert Orchestra; Symphony+

Wayne Fanning is a graduate of Hilo High School and participated in HYS Concert Orchestra and the Pacific Music Institute as a student.  He received his Bachelor of Education and Master of Arts from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Fanning has performed with numerous professional and community ensembles throughout Hawaii.  Prior to his current position at HYS, he served as director of the Music in the Clubhouse Band and a clinician for various HYS Orchestras.  He has served as guest conductor for the Maui District High School Massed Band and the Central District Beginning Honor Orchestra, as well as several school bands and orchestras.  He has been teaching band and orchestra at Niu Valley Middle School since 1998, where his musical ensembles have performed for music conferences in Honolulu, Denver, and Iowa.  Most recently, they performed at Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House.

 

M.A. (Music Education), B. Ed. (Secondary Instrumental Music) University of Hawaii at Manoa.