Kevin Kastens is Associate Director of Bands and Director of the Hawkeye Marching Band. As a professor in the School of Music, he teaches marching band techniques, band arranging and conducts the Concert Band. Prior to his appointment at Iowa in July 1998, Prof. Kastens served for five years as the Associate Director of Bands at the University of Missouri-Columbia and for six years as Assistant Director of Bands at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Richard Mark Heidel is Director of Bands in the School of Music at The University of Iowa where he conducts the Symphony Band, teaches graduate courses in conducting and band literature, guides the graduate band conducting program, and oversees all aspects of the University of Iowa band program. Ensembles under Dr.