Dr. Steven Kandow, Music Director
Dr. Steven Kandow is currently Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, IN. Dr. Kandow has been responsible for the formation and development of the USF Marching Pride and the USF Concert Band, both of which are new music ensembles on the campus of the University of Saint Francis.
In addition to his duties as Director of Bands at USF, Dr. Kandow is also the music director of the Five Lakes Silver Band. His primary areas of research deal with performance technique of quarter-tonal literature and the effective usage of leitmotif in video game soundtracks. Dr. Kandow holds degrees from Michigan State University and Central Michigan University and has studied under Kevin Sedatole, Ava Ordman, and Robert Lindahl.