STAFF

Artistic Director, Marc Dunbar

Marc Dunbar began conducting the Oak Lawn Band as assistant director in September 2016 under the guidance of Tim Norris. Prior to his appointment, he participated with the band as a member of the saxophone section for three consecutive seasons, beginning in the fall of 2013.

 

Marc received his Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in instrumental education from West Texas A&M University, where he performed in the renowned WT Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, the Sound of West Texas Marching Band, and the Solstice Saxophone Quartet.

 

Upon graduation from the university, Marc moved home to Plano, TX, to begin teaching private saxophone lessons. He currently teaches in Highland Park ISD and Plano ISD, with students ranging from fifth through twelfth grade. He has performed for several seasons with the Carrollton Wind Symphony, the Metropolitan Winds, and the Metropolitan Saxophone Quartet. Recently, Marc joined the Singapore Slingers, a pre-jazz dance band, under the direction of Matt Tolentino.

Librarian, Michael Livingston

Michael Livingston is originally from Central Illinois where he studied tuba performance at Eastern Illinois University before transferring to Minnesota State College, Southeast Technical, and graduating with a diploma in Band Instrument Repair in May of 2016.  He has performed in many musical facets, including holding the Principal Tuba chair in the Eastern Symphony Orchestra and Terre Haute Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra, Crossroads Brass Quintet, and White Chapel Brass, and he is an active member in the Oak Lawn Band and Mansfield Wind Symphony.  Michael is a volunteer and private lessons instructor of tuba, euphonium, and trombone at William B. Travis Academy, Vanguard for the Academically Talented and Gifted, and he is the sole proprietor of his model train repair business, Livingston Lines.

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SECTION MANAGERS

Flute/Upper Double Reed

Cheryl Stewart

Asst, Susan Hoey

Percussion

Megan Green

Asst, Sarah Glenney

Clarinet/Lower Double Reed

Ellen Kaner

Horns/Sax

Karl Lewis

Trumpet

Tim Sitter

Low Brass

Miriam Kolni

Interested in getting involved in the leadership of the OLB? Then check out the various opportunities available! Anyone with a passion for the arts in Dallas is encouraged to participate in the direction of the organization.  *Membership as a performer is not required.

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