Music - Director of Orchestras, Conducting
Dr. Kevin M. Geraldi is Associate Professor of Conducting at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In this capacity, he directs the overall orchestral program, conducts the UNCG Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and Casella Sinfonietta, and is associate conductor of the UNCG Wind Ensemble. In addition, he teaches graduate and undergraduate conducting. He coordinates the Southeast Honors String Festival, is associate director of the UNCG Summer Music Camp, and works with the Carolina Band Festival and Conductors Conference. Dr. Geraldi appears regularly as a guest conductor and he maintains an active schedule as a clinician throughout the country. He has presented clinics at the North Carolina and South Carolina Music Educators Association Conferences, and at National and Southern Division CBDNA Conventions. He has performed in the Music Center at Strathmore, at the national CBDNA convention in Austin, Texas, twice at the NCMEA conference, and recorded several commercially available compact discs. A proponent of contemporary music and chamber music, he has commissioned and premiered numerous compositions and published articles in leading journals. His compact disc leading the Minerva Chamber Ensemble, featuring nonets by Johannes Brahms and Louise Farrenc, is available on the Centaur Records label. Dr. Geraldi holds the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in conducting from the University of Michigan where he studied with H. Robert Reynolds and Michael Haithcock. He received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Illinois Wesleyan University, where he studied conducting with Steven Eggleston. Dr. Geraldi is a recipient of the Thelma A. Robinson Award, presented biennially by the Conductors Guild and the National Federation of Music Clubs. He is a member of the Conductors Guild, the College Orchestra Directors Association, the College Band Directors National Association, Music Educators National Conference, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and a National Arts Associate of Sigma Alpha Iota.