Our Current Conductor
Dr. Vroman taught band and choir at Pinckneyville Community High School
in Illinois from 1978-1983. His high school marching band and concert
band were consistent recipients of superior ratings.
Dr. Vroman is active as a clinician, marching band drill writer, adjudicator and conductor. He has conducted and adjudicated bands in Illinois, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Kentucky, and North Carolina. In 1988 he was the recipient of the Burlington Northern Foundation Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching at Bradley University. In 1992 he was the recipient of the Peoria Jaycees Outstanding Young Educator Award. He was elected to membership in Phi Beta Mu, the International Bandmaster's Fraternity and is past President of the Association of Illinois Music Schools. In 1995, Dr. Vroman was selected as one of the Forty Leaders Under Forty; an award presented to 40 Tri-County business and community leaders. In January of 2000, his Bradley Symphonic Winds performed for second time at the Illinois Music Educators Association State Convention. In 2002 Dr. Vroman conducted the Illinois All-State Concert Band at the Illinois Music Educators Association State Convention. In January of 2004 Phi Beta Mu, the International Bandmaster Fraternity honored Dr. Vroman with the “Illinois Outstanding Bandmaster Award” and he now serves that fraternity as State President. In May of 2006 Vroman was honored to receive the Slane College Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarship.