Born in Southeast Texas, Ken has had the fortunate opportunity to be exposed to some of the best schools & bands in the nation. After graduating from Nederland High School, Ken went on to get his Bachelors from Louisiana State University and his Master's and Doctoral Studies from Texas A&M. Ken's Bands have consistently received superior ratings at the District, Area and State level as well as "Grand Champion Band" during competitions.

He was a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Band Masters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association and Kappa Kappa Psi as well as a guest conductor & clinician throughout the South even to this day. Ken is also a member of ASCAP.

After a successful career in teaching High School Band, Ken went on to Corporate America and became a National Leader in Estate Planning Financial Field with many National Awards and certifications and retired in 2007.

Now, retired in South Florida, Ken is enjoying what he calls home "Paradise". He has returned to his roots in music by performing and conducting with the Broward Symphonic Band
and is currently composing & conducting music on the National level as well as a clinician to many bands. Ken has recently been selected as the Director of the “Gold Coast Band”
in Boynton Beach. Ken's hobbies are Yachting, watching sci-fi movies and spending time with his dogs.


Contact Ken at: goldcoastband.bb@gmail.com