Kevin J. York is the Associate Director of Bands at Idaho State University. He received his Masters degree in Conducting from Texas Tech University, where he taught as a graduate assistant and conducting intern; and received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Grand Valley State University in Michigan. At Idaho State University, he directs the Bengal Marching Band, basketball pep bands, concert band and jazz band II. He also teaches courses in music education and music technology.
Prior to joining the music faculty at ISU, he served as Assistant Director of Bands at Grand Valley State University and Mississippi State University. At GVSU he was responsible for organizing and directing all athletic bands, and taught various courses in the Department of Music with an emphasis in marching band techniques and music technology. Mr. York also taught middle school and high school band in the public schools of Michigan where his bands received superior ratings at numerous marching and concert festivals throughout the state. He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, College Music Society, and National Band Association. He also holds honorary memberships from Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity and Tau Beta Sigma Honorary Band Sorority.