William (Bill) Geyer
Although a native Texan, Mr. Geyer is a former resident of Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV
where he performed as a professional musician/conductor. His background includes stints with the Harry James, Orrin Tucker, and Don Ellis Orchestras,
as well as such shows as My Fair Lady, Can-Can, Stop the World, Gypsy, Lenny (Original L.A. Stage production), Fiddler on the Roof, and numerous others.
He was conductor/leader of one of the Las Vegas Strip Relief Orchestras, is artistic director/trombonist of "Classical Brass, ETC." brass quintet.
Bill has performed with numerous symphony orchestras, dance bands and Broadway show orchestras around the USA. His orchestras have accompanied such personalities
as Bob Hope, Frankie Valle, Jose Feliciano, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Conway Twitty, Paul Williams, Anne Murray, Connie Stevens, Lola Falana and many others
too numerous to list.
Mr. Geyer's educational background includes a Bachelor of Music degree in instrumental performance from Sam Houston State University in
Huntsville, TX and a Master of Music Education degree with a minor in trombone from the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. Mr. Geyer is very serious about
music education for everyone and especially about keeping the big band, and concert/classical music alive. He is also a retired school music teacher, he still
conducts and performs with various musical ensembles.
Mr. Geyer and his wife Evelyn reside in North Dallas, Texas.