J. Steven More

J. Steven Moore is Director of Bands at Colorado State University where he conducts the wind ensemble, directs the marching band, teaches secondary instrumental education courses, and graduate conducting. He also serves as Assistant Chair for Scholarships and Recruiting.

Dr. Moore has a B.M.E. from the University of South Carolina and M.M. and D.M.A. in instrumental conducting from the University of Kentucky. He has 10 years experience as the band director at Lafayette High School and Jessie Clark Middle School in Lexington, Kentucky and 4 years as the Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Kentucky.

Additionally he has served as the Director of Orchestras at UK, as the Conductor for the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, and Conductor for the CSU Symphony Orchestra in a performance at the CMEA convention.

Under his direction, the Lafayette Band received many awards including an appearance at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, the Sudler Shield, the Macy's Parade, as well as 6 State Marching Band Championships.

The Department of Education in 1993 selected him as the Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year.