CHANDLER L. WILSON
Educator | Conductor | Composer | Arranger
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Chandler Wilson is the Assistant Director of Athletic Bands and Assistant Professor of Music
Education at Florida State University. His responsibilities with athletic bands include being a
part of the creative team behind the Marching Chiefs and FSU’s athletic pep band program,
Seminole Sound, which primarily supports the men’s basketball program, the women’s
basketball and volleyball programs. As a part of the wind band conducting and music education
faculty, Dr. Wilson teaches courses in music education and conducts various concert ensembles.
Dr. Wilson is a native of Miami, FL. He attended Florida A&M University (FAMU) where he
earned his Bachelor of Science in Music Education. While a student at FAMU, he served as the
University Band President and section leader of the saxophones. During his time at FAMU, he
was selected as the student arranger and conductor for the marching and symphonic bands and
was selected as one of the first student staff members for the "Marching 100". Dr. Wilson earned
a Master of Arts in Wind Band Conducting from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his
Ph.D. in Music Education with an emphasis in Wind Band Conducting from Florida State
Chandler Wilson's newest musical works provide an opportunity to showcase your ensemble
while enjoying fine instrumental literature that is becoming a staple in the community.
From graduation, prom, senior trips, musical performances, and more, their senior year has been less than ideal due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. Life puts us in difficult situations where barriers need to be broken, and many times these barriers are out of our control... READ MORE
This work was commissioned by Mae Weiss, and the Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee.High Intensity is an exciting and energetic work that can be used as a concert opener or closer.The opening motif is based on a tune that my two-year-old daughter sings around the house, asshe runs like a future Olympian. READ MORE