Director of Concert and Support Services

William G. Posey has been on staff at the James Madison University School of Music since 1981.  For 31 years he was the assistant director of the Marching Royal Dukes, and is currently Director of Concert & Support Services for the JMU School of Music. During his tenure at JMU he has conducted concert bands, theater orchestras and choral groups.  Bill performs regularly with the Massanutten Brass Band, the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra, the Just Jazzin’ big band, the Massanutten Brass Quintet , the Valley Wind Ensemble, and other chamber groups and solo performances.

In addition to his playing, Bill was the director of the 65-piece Harrisonburg/Rockingham Concert Band from 1988 until 2012.  Bill was a clinician for United Music Enterprises and Bands of America, teaching clinics and master classes throughout the United States, Canada and Great Britain.  He is active as an adjudicator for both marching and concert band festivals.  Bill is a past recipient of Phi Mu Alpha’s Orpheus Award and Kappa Kappa Psi’s  A. Frank Martin Award for his contributions to music and music education.

His professional affiliations include VA Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Education, the International Trumpet Guild, the North American Brass Band Association, Bugles Across America, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Kappa Kappa Psi.

Administration

Jeffrey Bush

Jeffrey Bush
Professor, Director of the School of Music
bushje@jmu.edu
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Mary Jean Speare

Mary Jean Speare
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions, Associate Director of the School of Music
spearemj@jmu.edu
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William Posey

William G. Posey
Director of Concert and Support Services
poseywg@jmu.edu
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Jeanette Zyko

Jeanette Zyko, Oboe
Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Music Admissions
music_admit@jmu.edu
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