HeadshotWilliam Staub is the Associate Director of Bands and Director of the ECU Marching Pirates at East Carolina University. In addition to teaching the marching band, he also directs the Symphonic band and Basketball pep bands, and teaches courses in music education.
Prior to teaching at ECU, he was the Assistant Director of Bands at Iowa State University. His responsibilities included assisting with the Cyclone Marching Band, directing the Concert Band and Women’s Basketball Band, and teaching in the Department of Music.
Dr. Staub taught public school in Austin, Texas for a number of years at Grisham Middle School. While there, he co-conducted the Grisham Middle School Symphony Orchestra at their performance at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention.
Dr. Staub is highly in demand as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the country. He has recently completed residencies at the University of Georgia, Western Washington University, and the University of Puget Sound. In 2010, he received an invitation to the second annual West Point Conducting Workshop where he conducted the West Point Band in concert. In 2007, Dr. Staub received an invitation to the Conductor’s Guild first annual Frederick Fennell Memorial Conducting Workshop held at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.
Dr. Staub received his doctorate of musical arts from Northwestern University where he was a conducting student of Mallory Thompson. He holds a master’s degree in conducting from Michigan State University where he was a student of Kevin Sedatole. Dr. Staub received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University where he studied euphonium with Sam Pilafian and conducting with Gary Hill.