George Foeller

George Foeller is the Professor of Music Emeritus at Illinois State University, where he has been director of Bands and Assistant Chairman of the Music Department. Prior to his appointment at Illinois State University, he had taught bands and instrumental music in the public schools of Connecticut and Texas. He spent several summers on the faculty of the Saskatchewan School of the Arts. Mr. Foeller is a member of the various international band societies, for which he has written numerous articles. He is co-author of the treatise, "Bands of the Austro-Hungarian Empire," and has contributed to the Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music and several Austrian publications. Bands under his direction recorded 14 volumes of the "Heritage of the March" archival series. As a continuation of this historic set of long-playing records, he annually produces a cassette of significant European band music drawn from major European libraries.

(Text taken from Concert Program, January 30, 1997)