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Dr. Mike Campbell

Dr. Mike Campbell

Adjunct Instructor of Music

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Dr. Michael Campbell joined the music faculty of Young Harris College in the Fall of 2011. His responsibilities include teaching the saxophone studio, Advanced and Instrumental Conducting, Music Appreciation and directing the YHC Jazz Band. 

Dr. Campbell holds a BS in music education from Lebanon Valley College (PA), a MA in conducting from Trenton State College (NJ) and a DA in conducting/wind literature and music education from Ball State University (IN).  He has taught high school band in NJ, NC, and served as a music professor and Director of Bands at Armstrong State College in Savannah, GA.  While in Savannah, Dr. Campbell was a member of the acclaimed Savannah Jazz Orchestra and an on-call saxophonist with the Savannah Symphony Orchestra.  His saxophone solo with the SSO in Pictures at an Exhibition was featured on a Georgia PBS broadcast of the SSO in concert.  Additionally, he has worked with such artists as Clark Terry, Phil Wilson, Cab Calloway, the Four Tops, the Platters and Carol Channing to name a few.  While in Savannah, he played with national touring shows such as Ringling Bros. and the Ice Capades.

Dr. Campbell has served as a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator throughout the Northeast, the South and Mid-West.  His awards include the NBA Citation of Excellence and   the ASBDA-Stanbury Awards for New Jersey and for the Northeast as “Outstanding Young Band Director.”  Dr. Campbell was elected a member of the national music honor society Pi Kappa Lambda  and Phi Delta Kappa a professional education fraternity. 

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