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Percussion Instructor, Drumline Instructor, Percussion Ensemble Instructor, Classroom Lecturer/Instructor
MR. BRADLEY WEBER is an adjunct Instructor of Percussion & Drumline, Class in Percussion, Percussion Ensemble Director and Classroom Lecturer/Instructor at Wayne State College. A graduate of Randolph High School, he holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Wayne State College and his Masters of Arts in Music from the University of Wyoming. Mr. Weber is active as an adjudicator and clinician throughout Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota and serves as Director for the Nebraska Masonic All-Star Marching Band. He also served as Instrumental Music Instructor at Emerson-Hubbard Community Schools in Emerson & Hubbard, NE from 1977 to 1986 and as Director of Bands at Wayne High School in Wayne, NE from 1986 to 2013.
Also an avid performer, in the summers of 1985 – 1988 he was percussionist in the Laramie Municipal Concert Band associated with the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. Mr. Weber is percussionist for the Crazy Eight Brass Band in Wayne and a member of the All-America Concert Band in South Sioux City, NE. He substitutes as a trap-set drummer for the Northeast Area Jazz Ensemble in Norfolk, NE. and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra in Columbus, NE. He was formerly Principal Percussionist with the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra and the Sioux City Municipal Band.
Mr. Weber has been a music educator since 1977 and was selected by the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce as Educator of the Year in 1999 and was awarded the title of Norfolk 2000 Lavitsef Celebration’s Outstanding Citizen for the community of Wayne. He has held numerous positions on the Executive Board for the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, the Nebraska Music Educators Association and was recognized with The Certificate of Merit for Marching Excellence from the National Band Association and the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association. In 2003 & 2013, Weber received the Mid States Conference Coach/Sponsor of the Year Award in Instrumental Music and in 2009 he was presented the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association’s “Donald A. Lentz Outstanding Bandmaster Award”, the highest award from NSBA. From 2006 to 2012 the Wayne Community Schools Music Program was awarded the Nebraska Music Educators Association K-12 Exemplary Music Program Award. In 2011 Mr. Weber was presented the Nebraska Music Educators Association “35 Year Career Teacher Recognition Award” and in 2012 he was presented the Wayne State College Arts and Humanities Department Outstanding Alumni Award.
Brad Weber is a member of the National Education Association, Music Educators National Conference, Nebraska Music Educators Association, Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Mu and the Percussive Arts Society.
Weber and his wife Deb reside in Wayne and have three married daughters; Melissa & Travis, Megan & Ron, Micaela & Tucker and six grandchildren; Brynn, Olivia, Carter, Gianna, Harper and Nora.