Mr. Kenneth Beck
John M. Long School of Music
110 Smith Hall
Mr. Kenneth Beck is a Lecturer of Music Education and Music Industry at Troy University. He coordinates the music education internships and teaches music technology courses in the John M. Long School of Music. He also works with the “Sound of the South” Marching Band, co-directs the Music Industry ensemble “POPulus,” and serves as an audio engineer for College of Communication and Fine Arts. Mr. Beck received a Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music Education at Troy University.
Prior to his appointment to the faculty, Mr. Beck served as a Graduate Assistant for the Troy University Bands coordinating the logistical and operational aspects of the program. He worked with the Troy University Symphony Band, Concert Bands, and “Sound of the South” marching band as a conductor, contributor, and audio engineer. He also assisted in the production and management of many university-sponsored events, including the 80th Annual Convention of the American Bandmasters Association held in March 2014 and SEUS Honor Bands, Honor Choirs, and Summer Leadership Camps held annually.
Additionally, his work with local concert production companies as an engineer, stagehand, and technician has led to work with a variety of artists, including Trace Adkins, Teddy Gentry, Linda Davis, Shane Owen, Taylor Hicks, Rend Collective, Passion, David Crowder, and Tripp Lee.
Mr. Beck’s professional affiliations include Alabama Music Educators Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Mr. Beck lives in Troy with is wife, Kelli, and their dog, Jack.