Kandow Named AB Band Director

PHILIPPI, W.Va.-- Alderson Broaddus athletic director Dennis Creehan announced Steven Kandow as the Battler Band Director.

Kandow earned a doctor of Musical Arts from Michigan State Univesity as well as a pair of master's degrees while at MSU.

While at Michigan State, Kandow conducted several different groups including wind symphony, symphony band, brass choir, campus band, and chamber winds. He also conducted the Central Michigan Symphony Orchestra in 2008.

As a trombone performer, Kandow played as a substitute musician with the Midland Symphony Orchestra. He was also a member of the Michigan State University and Central Michigan University orchestras.

He served as the Band Manager at Central Michigan where he set up the both the marching and concert bands for rehearsal while also repairing damaged instruments and uniforms.