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Myron Turner

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Myron Turner

Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Bands


About Myron Turner

Myron Turner is the Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music at Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana. In addition to conducting all major instrumental ensembles, Myron teaches courses in conducting, instrumental methods, secondary school music methods, marching band techniques, and wind band literature. He also serves as Music Director and Conductor of the Red River Wind Symphony.  Myron has served as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the South. Prior to accepting this position, Myron taught band and orchestra in Louisiana and Texas for more than 27 years. He has held the positions of Director of Orchestras and Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Louisiana at Monroe and served as Monroe Symphony Youth Orchestra Director and Associate Conductor of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra.  He has served in the LA Army National Guard since 1984 and was the Commander/Conductor of the 156th Army Band, 1995-2007. Myron is the recipient of the John Phillip Sousa BandWorld Legion of Merit.


  • MMus, University of Louisiana - Monroe
  • BMus, Northeast Louisiana University

Academic Programs

  • BA Music
  • BM Music Education: Instrumental Music