School of the Arts

About the Low Brass Choir

About the Director

Lloyd Roby, portrait style

Lloyd Roby is the Low Brass Specialist and Director of Secondary Music Education.  He has performed with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey Band, Woody Herman’s Thundering Herd, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, and Sacramento Symphony Orchestra. Roby has also backed entertainers such as Ray Charles, Barry Manilow, Vic Damone, etc. He is conductor of the Paradise Symphony Orchestra and is clinician and adjudicator for numerous events. He holds degrees from Indiana University, Northwestern University, and Duquesne University. He has been President of the CMEA, North Section and served as advisor of the student chapter of NAfME. During that time, the chapter was given two national awards and one state award.