2019 Choppin It Up with Charles Conner


In this episode we meet Charles Conner. Charles is a Band Director with an interesting resume’. Find out where Charles is from, were he went to school and the professional timeline of his career.

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Where is Charles and his family from? – 2:15

What was your first HBCU/Music experience? – 3:04

Connections to his hometown / High school – 12:17

FAMU Band Camp / Recruited by / College decision – 15:28

Similar Stories – 33:28

Most memorable experience marching – 38:50, 47:57

After finishing college – 59:53

Director of Bands – 1:04:48 / Next Step – 1:07:05

Founding a Program – 1:17:40

Hardest part of the job – 1:18:45

Most memorable so far – 1:25:56

Chat Room Questions – 1:12:02, 1:33:08

The 5th Quarter – 1:43:43, 2:02:40

Plans for the program / Advice to music students – 1:47:20

Closing – 2:07:02

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