Roy D. "Skip" Vandelicht, President / Secretary - Skip is currently the Director of Bands at Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO. Along with his duties as Director of Bands at CMU, he also teaches classes in conducting, woodwind techniques, and music education, as well as teaching applied woodwind lessons.
Prior to moving to CMU he
taught for 31 years in the Fayette R-III School District
and retired from there following the 2007-2008 academic-year.
During his tenure at Fayette R-III, Mr. Vandelicht also served as Adjunct Marching Band Director at CMU from 1983-1995 and Adjunct Co-Director of Bands at CMU in 2007-2008.
A native of Fulton, Missouri, Skip received his
Bachelor of Music Education degree from Central Methodist College
in 1977 and a Master of Education degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia
From 1992-1994 he served as Chairman of the Missouri All-State Band for the Missouri Bandmasters Association and from 1994-1996 he was President of the Missouri Bandmasters Association.
Skip is the instrumental music adjudicator trainer for MSHSAA
as well as a member of the MSHSAA
Prescribed Graded Music List Committee and Sight Reading Committee.
received the Music Teacher of the Year Award from the Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs
in 1982, the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from Central Methodist
in 1990, the Orpheus Award from the Beta Mu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
in 1991, the prestigious Bandworld Legion of Honor Award in 2004 and the National Federation of High School Activities "Music Educator of the Year Award for Missouri 2008".
memberships include the Music Educators National Conference, the Missouri Music Educators Association, Missouri Bandmasters Association
, Phi Beta Mu, the National Band Association, the College Band Directors National Association, the Central States Judges Association, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the Fayette Optimist Club