Faculty and Staff
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 UI.
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 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 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.