BeckKenneth Beck
John M. Long School of Music
114 Smith Hall

A native of Leesburg, Georgia, Kenneth Beck currently serves as a Lecturer of Music Education and Music Industry at Troy University. As a member of the faculty, his teaches a variety of courses from audio courses in the Music Industry Program to internship supervision for Music Education majors. His responsibilities also include managing the Technology Lab in Smith Hall and serving the “Sound of the South” as an audio engineer.

Mr. Beck’s history with Troy University started back in 2006 when he came to Troy as an camp attendee. He later attended Troy as a student, graduating with his Bachelor of Music Education degree in 2012 and his Master of Science degree in Music Education in 2015.

Mr. Beck also assists in the production and management of many university-sponsored events, including the 80th Annual Convention of the American Bandmasters Association held in March 2014 and SEUS Honor Bands, Choirs, and Summer Leadership Camp held annually. Additionally, his work with local concert production companies as a engineer, stage hand, and technician has led to work with a variety of artists, including Trace Adkins, John Anderson, Shane Owen, Rodney Carrington, Taylor Hicks, Rend Collective, Passion, David Crowder, Matt Papa, Tripp Lee, and Dumpstaphunk.

Prior to his appointment to the faculty, Mr. Beck served as a Graduate Assistant for the Troy University Bands coordinating all of the logistical and operational aspects of the program. He worked with the Troy University Symphony Band, Concert Bands, and “Sound of the South” marching band as a conductor, contributor, and audio engineer.

Mr. Beck’s professional affiliations include Alabama Music Educators Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Kappa Kappa Psi.

Mr. Beck lives in Troy with is wife, Kelli, and their dog, Jack.

Last Updated: 07/26/2017