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DR. TERRY BECKLER, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


Assistant Professor of Percussion/Assistant Director  of Bands.

Terry Beckler currently serves as Percussion Professor and Assistant Director of Bands at Northern State University. Prior to his appointment at NSU, Beckler served as Director of Bands at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN and Director of Bands at Huron University. He also has ten years of public school experience as band director for the Red Rock Central (Lamberton, MN) and Sioux Valley (Volga, SD) school districts. Beckler has been a member of the 147th Army Band based in Mitchell, SD for over twenty years. He enlisted in 1986 as a percussionist and since 1998 has served as commander/conductor of this group. In January of 2006 the 147th Army Band was awarded the Howard Citation of Musical Excellence administered by the John Philip Sousa Foundation. Beckler currently holds the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3. He is an active clinician in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota and a former member of the Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps.

Johnson Fine Arts Center

fax: 605-626-2263
Music & Theatre Dept.
Northern State University
Aberdeen, SD 57401



 

Email:  tkbeckler@northern.edu
Office Phone: 605-626-3436


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