Contact & Location


Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.
PHONE: 208-885-6231
FAX: 208-885-7254

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

Faculty and Staff

Spencer Martin
Spencer Martin
Director of Athlectic Bands
Spencer Martin is the Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Idaho. Spencer has been head of Percussion Studies at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington since 2000 and at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming since 2010. From 2003-2006, Spencer served as the Visiting Director of Athletic Bands at U-Idaho.
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Nikki Crathorne
Nikki Crathorne
Assistant Director
Nikki Crathorne has been the assistant director of the Vandal Marching Band since 1996. She is an alumna of the band's trumpet section and of UI where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education. She is director of the award winning Moscow All-City Band and teaches at Moscow's St. Mary's School.
Cherice Cameron
Cherice Cameron
Administrative Assistant
Cherice Cameron has been affiliated with the UI band since 2000. While her principal instrument is the viola, she is a band supporter at heart. Her primary duties include planning band travel, overseeing attendance, and serving as honorary "band mom". She is currently the director of the Moscow Junior High string program and is the mother of six future band members.