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Tremon Kizer

Tremon Kizer serves as the Associate Director of Bands, Director of Athletic Bands, and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Central Florida. In addition to serving as the lead administrator for the UCF athletic band program, he conducts the Symphonic Band, teaches courses in music education, conducting, and observe music education student interns. Concurrently, he serves as the principal conductor of the Youth Band of Orlando, a high school honor wind ensemble based in Central Florida. Under his direction, the UCF Marching Knights has the largest membership in university history with over 375 students. Recently, they have performed twice at the American Athletic Conference Championship, at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl, and the Auto Nation Cure Bowl. Furthermore, the Marching Knights have been invited, and have performed at Bands of America Regional Competitions, the Florida Marching Band Championships, and at the Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World. The Marching Knights has also been recognized and featured at the CBDNA Southern Division Conference. In addition to his work at UCF, Tremon serves on several national, regional, and state committees and boards. He is an active guest conductor, adjudicator, and leadership consultant.