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Mr. Hal Cooper D. Jr.

Band Director

Arkansas Tech University

HQ Phone: (479) 356-2077

Email: h***@***.edu

Arkansas Tech University

1815 Coliseum Dr.

Russellville, Arkansas 72801

United States

Company Description

The music program at Arkansas Tech is one of the most recognized music programs in the state, and many members of the Tech band graduate and begin teaching high school band programs across the state. Several Tech alumni are leading hundreds of students in ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

ATU Director
Russellville Country Club

President of the Southwest Division
College Band Directors National Association

Host
Fifth Amry Rock Band April 1974 SA

Affiliations

President
Cooper Music

Board Member
Robinson Band

Member
Orchestra Association

Member
Arkansas School Band

Education

Associates degree
Music Science
Red Wing Technical College

Web References (47 Total References)


Clinicians | North Central Directors Association

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Sr. High - Hal Cooper - Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR


Hal Cooper, director of ...

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Hal Cooper, director of bands at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville was our host.

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Harmon Encourages Tech to Look Forward

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Hal Cooper, director of bands at Arkansas Tech since 1979, directed the Arkansas Tech Symphonic Band in the playing of the processional and the recessional.


Clary, Cooper Named Professor Emeritus

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Clary, Cooper Named Professor Emeritus
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Dr. Eldon Clary (photographed, left), member of the Arkansas Tech education faculty from 1967-2012, received the title professor emeritus of secondary education, while Hal Cooper (photographed, right), member of the Arkansas Tech music faculty and director of bands from 1979-2011, received the title professor emeritus of music.
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Cooper took the reins of the Arkansas Tech Symphonic Band and the Arkansas Tech Marching Band, known far and wide as "Arkansas' Band of Distinction," in autumn 1979 and retired from that position on Aug. 30, 2011.
He served as president of the Southwest Division of the College Band Directors National Association, a member of the Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association, a charter member and president of the Arkansas Bandmasters Association, member and president of Arkansas Phi Beta Mu and district governor of Kappa Kappa Psi college band service fraternity during his 32 years at Arkansas Tech.
Cooper was named Arkansas Bandmaster of the Year in 1988, and he achieved membership in the American Bandmaster Association in 1992.
The owner of two degrees from Henderson State University, Cooper was recognized by his alma mater as a distinguished alumnus in 2006.
Arkansas Tech University honored Cooper in May 2009 with the creation of the Hal Cooper Band Scholarship.
Cooper is one of only four individuals - the others are Marvin Williamson (1913-50), Gene Witherspoon (1950-79) and Dr. Christopher Anderson (2011-present) - to hold the title of director of bands at Arkansas Tech.
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"Hal Cooper serves as an 'elder statesman' for band in Arkansas," wrote Anderson in one of the letters in support of Cooper's nomination for professor emeritus status.


Mr. Hal Cooper (Music ...

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Mr. Hal Cooper (Music Performance) - Mr. Cooper (retired) took the reins of the Arkansas Tech Symphonic Band and the Arkansas Tech Marching Band, known far and wide as "Arkansas' Band of Distinction," in autumn 1979. He has served as president of the Southwest Division of the College Band Directors National Association, a member of the Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association, a charter member and president of the Arkansas Bandmasters Association, member and president of Arkansas Phi Beta Mu and district governor of Kappa Kappa Psi college band service fraternity during his 32 years at Arkansas Tech. Cooper was named Arkansas Bandmaster of the Year in 1988, and he achieved membership in the American Bandmaster Association in 1992. He had served as an adjudicator at the prestigious Vanderbilt Marching Invitational on several occasions.

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