QCSYE Wind Specialist
Anthony Hernandez resides in Geneseo as a private lessons teacher, freelance teacher and low brass performer. He taught band at Geneseo Middle School and High School from 2006-2020. While at Geneseo schools, his responsibilities included teaching 6th grade beginning band, high school marching band, the concert band at Geneseo High School, pep band, pit orchestra for the musical, several chamber ensembles, madrigal brass coach, planned and organized high school band/choir tours, and hosted marching band and concert band contests and competitions. Mr. Hernandez holds a bachelor of music degree from Illinois State University where he was named a Presser Scholar, and he holds a masters degree in conducting from Sam Houston State University (The American Band College). Previously, he taught middle school band in the Calamus-Wheatland schools. Additionally, he has assisted the United Township High School marching band in East Moline, IL., as well as working with the Conquest drum corps brass.
While at Illinois State University as a euphonium performer, Mr. Hernandez competed nationally at the Falcone Tuba and Euphonium competition two times and once at the International Tuba Euphonium Conference. As a euphonium soloist, he can be heard on the I.S.U. Maslanka Symphony No. 5 world premiere album published by Albany Records.