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Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Malloy Hall 137
Phone: 785-628-4533
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Peter Lillpopp

Assistant Professor
DMA, University of Colorado, 2018
MM, Hartt School, 2014
MM, University of North Texas, 2004
BM, University of Southern California, 2002
Assistant Director of Bands
Assistant Professor of Low Brass
Office: Malloy Hall 243
Phone: (785) 628-5353


Dr. Peter Lillpopp is the Assistant Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Low Brass at Fort Hays State University. At FHSU he directs the Symphonic Winds, Brass Ensemble, and Tiger Marching Band. He also teaches applied trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Previously, he held a similar position at the University of South Dakota. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California, University of North Texas, Hartt School of Music, and the University of Colorado Boulder where he earned the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Wind Conducting and Pedagogy.

He has studied conducting with Donald McKinney, Glen Adsit, and Edward Cumming, and has participated in conducting symposia at the University of Colorado, Northwestern University, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, and University of North Texas. He has studied tuba with with Chester Schmitz, Donald Little, and Tommy Johnson.

Dr. Lillpopp's secondary school teaching experience includes seven years at all levels in Texas and Connecticut.

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