Dave KehlerDr. David Kehler is Director of Bands at Kennesaw State University where he oversees all aspects of the University’s band program while serving as Music Director and Conductor of the KSU Wind Ensemble. An advocate of new music, Kehler has commissioned leading composers to write new works for wind ensemble including Michael Markowski, Joel Puckett, James Stephenson, Christopher Theofenidis, and an upcoming commission by Pulitzer Prize winner, Joseph Schwantner. Previously, Kehler served as Associate Conductor of America’s Premier Windband; The Dallas Wind Symphony where he was the director of the Dallas Wind Symphony International Fanfare Project.