Associate Director of Bands/Lecturer
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Northern Arizona University
MM Wind Conducting, University of Missouri, Kansas City
BA Music Education, University of Michigan
Elliott Tackitt serves as Associate Director of Bands at
Northern Arizona University. His duties include assisting in the direction of
the Lumberjack Marching Band, Symphonic Band, and the Lumberjack Pep Band.
Before joining the NAU faculty, Mr. Tackitt served as Associate
Director of Bands at Flower Mound High School in Flower Mound, Texas.
Mr. Tackitt earned a Master of Music degree in wind conducting
from the University of Missouri, Kansas City – Conservatory of Music and Dance,
where he studied under Steven Davis.
While at UMKC, Mr. Tackitt assisted with the instruction of the
undergraduate conducting class, conducted the pep band, and aided in the
preparation of the Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble. His duties also included
assisting with administrative responsibilities pertaining to the wind band
department. Mr. Tackitt received his undergraduate degree in trombone performance
with music education certification from the University of Michigan.