Stephan Naylor; Fisk University; Marching Band
Fisk University is thrilled to announce Stephan Naylor as the University’s new band director. The Chicago native is a highly skilled musician with nearly 15 years of experience conducting and performing collegiate instruments. Naylor is a highly accomplished arranger with a wealth of experience in academia. The two-time Howard University graduate holds a Bachelor’s and a Masters Degree in Music Education. As Stephan worked toward his master’s degree, he oversaw a general music education program and served as Band Director at Eliot-Hine Middle School in Washington DC. In July 2017, Naylor began a career in higher education at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, leveraging nine years of classroom experience as well as an assistantship at his alma mater. His responsibilities as Assistant Director of Bands included academic instruction in Music Education, Literature, and History, as well as lessons in Conducting, Low Brass, and French Horn.
written by: Maya Brown