United States of America
Dr. Adam Kehl currently serves as the Director of Bands at Elon University where he oversees all aspects of the band program, conducts the wind ensemble, directs the marching band and basketball band, and teaches courses in music education. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Kehl holds Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Education and Percussion Performance from the University of Oregon, a Master of Music in conducting from the University of New Mexico, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in conducting from the University of South Carolina. Prior to graduate studies, he served five years as Director of Bands at John W. North High School in Riverside, California.
Dr. Kehl maintains an active research agenda focusing on the wind music of the French Revolution, specifically the creation of historically accurate critical editions for the purposes of modern performance, as well as Laban Movement Analysis and its usage in conducting pedogogy and ensemble rehearsals.