Notable Upcoming Performances & Appearances

Guest Conductor - Charlotte Concert Band


Stanley F. Michalksi, Jr., Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Music and Conductor of Bands at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, forged a distinguished career spanning fifty-five years as a conductor, educator, performer, clinician, and adjudicator.  He is an active member of national and international music associations.  Dr. Michalski currently serves as Coordinator of Instrumental Music for the Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools in the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Charlotte, NC.  He also serves as the Associate Conductor of the Carolina Wind Orchestra.

Michalski received his B.S. Degree, cum laude, in Music Education from the Pennsylvania State University in 1956. In 1958, he was awarded a Master of Education Degree and earned the Doctor of Education Degree from the Pennsylvania State University where he was selected as the first candidate for the Band Conductor Assistantship Program under Dr. James W. Dunlop. Prior to his professorship at Clarion University, Dr. Michalski served as Supervisor of Music in the public schools of Harrisburg, PA from 1956 to 1958, and from 1959 to 1961, held a similar position in Mifflintown, PA.

He is the author of numerous published articles on music education, bands, and low brass and was the founder and conductor of the Clarion University Summer Band and Jazz Workshops and Band Front Clinics. He was the first recipient of the Clarion University Student-Alumni Golden Eagle Award presented to a faculty member for efforts in furthering the reputation and best image of Clarion University.

In 1973, Dr. Michalski was elected into the membership of the prestigious American Bandmasters Association, the professional association of master conductors and musicians. Membership is considered the highest honor achievable by American bandsman; it recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of concert band. In the same year, he served as President of the Eastern Division of the College Band Directors National Association. Dr. Michalski  has served as tuba soloist, clinician-adjudicator, and guest conductor in forty three States, Canada, Australia, Mexico and Europe where is served as conductor for the International Youth and Music Festival in Vienna for six years. His conducting assignments have included concerts throughout Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, England and France. He has also served as guest conductor with the U.S. Air Force Band, the U.S. Marine Band, the U.S. Army Band (Pershing's Own), the Armed Forces Bicentennial Band, the U.S. Army Field Band, and the U.S. Navy Band.

Carolina Wind Orchestra

Conductor Emeritus


Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools

Coordinator of Instrumental Music


World Association Marching Band Festival - Taiwan


American Bandmasters Association


Dr. Stanley F. Michalski, Jr.

Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Music

& Conductor of Bands

Guest Conductor - Wingate University Wind Ensemble

Guest Conductor - Tennessee Valley Winds (Nashville, TN)

Adjudicator - St. Patrick's Day Parade - Dublin, Ireland

Adjudicator - St. Patrick's Day Band Parade - Limerick, Ireland

Adjudicator - Smoky Mountain Music Festival - Gatlinburg, TN

Adjudicator - Carowinds Band Festival - Fort Mill, SC


Guest Conductor - Community School for the Arts Band Clinic - Charlotte, NC

Various High School Band Clinics


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