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Faculty and Staff

Thomas G. Leslie


Director of the Division of Wind Band Studies and Professor of Conducting

As Director of the Division of Wind Band Studies and Professor of Conducting, Thomas Leslie has earned recognition for high quality performances of the UNLV Bands.  During his tenure at UNLV, his bands have received critical acclaim from members of the international music world.  Such notables include composers Malcolm Arnold, Bruce Broughton, Eric Whitacre and Frank Ticheli, United States Marine Band Conductor Emeritus Colonel John Bourgeois... more

Dr. Zane Douglass
Visiting Instructor of Conducting

Dr. Zane Douglass is the Visiting Instructor of Conducting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His duties at UNLV include Graduate and Undergraduate Conducting, the UNLV Brass Ensemble; and assisting with the Wind Orchestra, The UNLV Community Band, the ‘Star of Nevada’ Marching Band, and the UNLV Basketball Pep Band... more

Charles Greggerson


Doctoral Conducting Assistant

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Anthony LaBounty


Associate Director of Wind Band Studies


Since his appointment to the faculty in 1988, Anthony LaBounty has helped develop the UNLV Bands to become one of the finest collegiate band programs in the nation.  He teaches courses within the music education degree programs and is an active clinician and adjudicator throughout the United States.  He has also served as a guest conductor and performer throughout Europe, Japan, Mexico and China... more

Chris Massa


Doctoral Conducting Assistant

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Christopher Massa is a Doctoral Graduate Assistant for the Division of Wind Band Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he is pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree with a focus in Trumpet...more 

Kauri Koizumi 


Masters Graduate Assistant

 Hawaii Local Kauri Koizumi was born and raised on the island of Oahu, HI. Currently, she is a Master's candidate with a concentration in Wind Band Conducting. She was a TA for the marching band and the pep band and co-conducts the New Horizons Band and the Symphonic Winds. She is currently now the UNLV Wind Orchestra Manager (2022-2023)...more

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