Contact & Location

Moscow

Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.
PHONE: 208-885-6231
FAX: 208-885-7254
EMAIL: music@uidaho.edu

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.
Graduate student Corri Smith
Corinne Smith
Graduate Assistant
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Jeff Chambers
Music Arranger and Orchestrator

Former Marching Band Directors

Torrey Lawrence
Torrey Lawrence, D.M.A.
Director, Professor of Music
Torrey Lawrence joined the faculty of the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho in 1998 and became LHSOM Director in 2013.
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Al Gemberling
Alan Gemberling, M.M.
Professor of Trombone and Director of Wind Ensemble and Jazz Bands
Alan Gemberling joined the faculty of the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho in 1986. His teaching duties include the trombone studio, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Bands, and Conducting.
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Daniel Bukvich
Daniel Bukvich, M.M.
Professor of Percussion and Theory and Director of Jazz Choir
Daniel Bukvich joined the faculty of the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho in 1977. His teaching duties include the percussion studio, First Year Music Theory and Aural Skills and Jazz Choirs.
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