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Alexander R. Treviño

  • Alexander R. Treviño
  • Lecturer
  • Department of Music
  • 244 Diehn Center
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5850
  • atrevino@odu.edu
  • Alexander Treviño comes to Old Dominion University from Seattle, Washington. While at the University of Washington, Treviño served as assistant director of the Husky Marching Band and Husky Basketball Bands from 2004 to 2007. Professor Treviño also directed the Husky Volleyball Band in 2005, which accompanied the Washington Volleyball Team to the NCAA Finals in San Antonio, Texas where the Huskies earned a National Championship victory over Nebraska. Treviño also served as a graduate teaching assistant teaching music courses for the University Of Washington School Of Music, as well as teaching undergraduate music education majors in instrumental classroom methods and rehearsal conducting. He also conducted the University Symphonic Band with J. Brad McDavid. Treviño has recently completed doctoral coursework for the PhD. in Music Education from the University of Washington, where he studied with Steven Morrison, Steven Demorest, Patricia Campbell, and Tim Salzman. Prior to his time at The University of Washington, Professor Treviño worked as a graduate assistant with the University of Tennessee "Pride of the Southland" Marching Band. Serving from 2002 through 2004, he assisted in the teaching of marching drill and music performance, and in 2004 introduced a maneuver called "The Zipper-T," a maneuver that has since become a highlight of the Tennessee Pregame show. In addition to his work with the marching band, Professor Treviño also directed the Tennessee Lady Volunteer Basketball Band. While at Tennessee, Treviño performed as a member of the University of Tennessee Wind Ensemble, which performed at Carnegie Hall in 2003. He studied conducting with Gary Sousa and guest conducted university ensembles including the Wind Ensemble. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2004 with a Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting. Professor Treviño holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Studies with an Emphasis in Music Education from the University of Texas, which he earned in 1995. While attending Texas, Treviño was a performing member of the University of Texas Longhorn Band and the University of Texas Wind Ensemble.
  • Education

    University of Washington, 2008
    Major: Music Education
    Degree: Ph. D.
    The University of Tennessee, 2004
    Major: Instrumental Conducting
    Degree: M.M.
    The University of Texas at Austin, 1995
    Major: Music Education
    Degree: Bachelor of Music in Music Education
  • Research Interests

    Band History, Gesture Recognition, Music and the Brain, Socio-historical wind band history
  • Expertise

    Marching/Athletic Bands, Music Education, Marching Band Arranging/Techniques
  • Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity, The University of Washington
  • National Hispanic Scholarship Fund, The University of Texas
  • Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship, The University of Texas
  • President, Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity, The University of Texas
  • Texas Excellence Scholarship, The University of Texas