Tremon Kizer is the Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Central Florida, where he oversees all aspects of the athletic band program, including the direction of the 300-member UCF Marching Knights. He also conducts the Symphonic Band and teaches courses in music education and conducting. Furthermore, he is the principal conductor of the Youth Band of Orlando. Previously, he served on the music faculty at the University of Dayton, where he oversaw the Marching Band, the University Concert Band, taught courses in music education, and instructed the UD New Horizons Band.
Recently, he was a Doctoral Conducting Associate at the University of South Carolina, where he assisted and conducted in all aspects of University Band program, which included guest conducting the USC Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and as an Assistant Producer of an NAXOS Wind Band Classics Recording. Furthermore, he assisted with the organization and instruction of the 375-member Carolina Marching Band. He holds additional degrees from the University of Central Missouri and Kansas State University.
Tremon Kizer is an active guest conductor, adjudicator, and leadership consultant throughout the United States. As a guest conductor, he has conducted numerous district and regional honor bands. As a champion for improving leadership skills for high school and college students, he teaches his model for how to maintain a year-around leadership program through leadership seminars for high school band programs. He has been on staff for numerous music camps, drum major clinics, and collegiate and high school concert and marching band camps.
He holds memberships in CBDNA, FMEA, OMEA, FBA, WASBE, Phi Mu Alpha and honorary memberships in Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma. He enjoys spending time traveling with his wife Tracy and son, Tremon, Jr.