Director of Athletic Bands, Concert Band Conductor
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Casey Goodwin is the Director of Athletic Bands at the University of New Hampshire, where she is responsible for directing the Wildcat Marching Band, UNH Concert Band, and Beast of the East Pep Band, and teaches undergraduate courses in the areas of conducting and music education. Additionally, she is a faculty member and assistant coordinator of the Summer Youth Music School (SYMS) and a former conductor of the New Hampshire Youth Band. Prior to her appointment at UNH, Goodwin was the Director of Instrumental Music at Marshwood High School in South Berwick, ME.
A true Wildcat, Goodwin earned her Bachelor of Music in Music Education and her Master of Arts in Music with an emphasis in music education and wind conducting from UNH in 2001 and 2006, respectively. As an undergraduate, she held the positions of drum major of the Wildcat Marching Band and student conductor of the Pep Band. While a graduate assistant at the university, Goodwin served as an assistant conductor of the UNH Wind Symphony; wrote drill, arranged music, and ran rehearsals as a staff member with the UNH Wildcat Marching Band; conducted the UNH Pep Band at various sporting events throughout the year; and assisted with various courses within the department.
Goodwin is a member of the College Band Directors' National Association, College Music Society, National Association for Music Education, New Hampshire Band Directors Association, and serves as the state Collegiate Coordinator for the New Hampshire Music Educators' Association and the Northeast District Governor of Kappa Kappa Psi, national honorary fraternity for college band members.
In addition to her work at UNH, she is also an active guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician throughout the northeast and has written drill and arranged music for several area marching bands.