THE BATTALION EDUCATION STAFF

KYLE FREESEN - BRASS INSTRUCTOR

Mr. Kyle Freesen is the Director of Bands and Music Department Chair at Loveland High School in Loveland, Colorado. At LHS he teaches the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, the Crimson Regiment Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Ensemble II, and Chamber Ensembles. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Western Illinois University and a Master of Music Degree in Wind Conducting from Wright State University.

 

Many of the ensembles under Mr. Freesen’s direction have received superior ratings. Most recently in 2015, the LHS Wind Symphony performed at CMEA State Conference. Since his appointment, the Crimson Regiment Marching Band placed in the top 3 in CBA State Marching Finals and was in the top 5 at the BOA St. George Regional (regional class champions). The LHS Wind Symphony earned numerous Superior with Distinction ratings at CBA State Concert Band Festival. The LHS Wind Symphony also placed at the Dallas Wind Band Invitational.

 

Mr. Freesen is currently serving the Colorado Bandmaster’s Association as a member of the Marching Committee. He has presented at the OMEA and IMEA State Conventions as well as been a guest speaker at University of Northern Colorado and Wright State University. He is recognized as a Conn-Selmer VIP Educator. Mr. Freesen is a member of the National Association for Music Education, Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi, National Band Association, and the Colorado Bandmasters Association.

The Battalion Drum & Bugle Corps, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts education organization.