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Brian Sproul

Associate Professor (Lecturer)
Director of Athletic Bands

DMA University of Alabama
MM University of Utah
BM University of Georgia

Phone: 801-581-3786
Office: DGH 266
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Dr. Brian Sproul is the Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Utah, where he directs the marching band, pep bands and the symphonic band. Prior to his appointment at Utah he was the Assistant Director of Bands at Clemson University in South Carolina. At Clemson, he was the Director of the Jazz Band, Assistant Director of Tiger Band, and Conductor of the Concert Band.

He has previously served on the faculty at the University of Utah in 2001, where he was the Assistant Director of Bands and the Director of the Marching Band. While at the University of Utah, he also served as one of the directors of the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Spirit Band. The Olympic Spirit Band performed at many of the venues during the games as well as the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

Dr. Sproul holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Wind Conducting from the University of Alabama. While at Alabama, he served on the staff with the University Bands programs and performed as principal bass trombonist of the Huxford Symphony Orchestra and the Alabama Wind Ensemble. He has also performed professionally on piano, organ and tuba. Prior to attending Alabama, he taught high school band in metro-Atlanta.

He also holds degrees from the University of Georgia and the University of Utah. He has membership in College Band Directors National Association and affiliations Phi Mu Alpha National Music Fraternity.

Courses Taught

  • Marching Band
  • Symphonic Band
  • Pep Band
Last Updated: 3/22/23