Dave Schreier is the Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Central Florida. His duties include assisting in the instruction and direction of the UCF Marching Knights and Jammin’ Knights Pep Bands. Additionally he is one of the Assistant Directors for the Concert Band Program, including the UCF Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, and is the principal conductor for the Concert Band. He also teaches Low Brass Methods to Music Education majors. Mr. Schreier is also the Administrative Director and Conductor of the Youth Bands of Orlando. Prior to his appointment at UCF, Mr. Schreier served as the Director of Bands at Osceola High School in Kissimmee, FL from 2002-2008. During this time he oversaw all aspects of the award winning instrumental music and visual program at the school.
Mr. Schreier earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from UCF in 2002, and his Master of Arts in Music Degree, with an emphasis in conducting in 2010. His primary teaching and conducting influences are Mr. Michael Garasi, Mr. Ron Ellis and Dr. Richard Greenwood. Mr. Schreier is also a euphonium player and has studied with Mr. Roy Pickering, Mr. Mike Roylance, Mr. Paul Weikle, and Ms. Gail Robertson.
Through his experiences, Mr. Schreier has become a sought after clinician, guest conductor and adjudicator in the state of Florida and beyond having performed, conducted, presented and/or adjudicated in England, Czech Republic, Hungary, Hong Kong, Germany, Italy, and various states in the U.S.
He is a member of CBDNA, FMEA, NAfME, FBA, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Kappa Lambda and is an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi, Tau Beta Sigma and Sigma Alpha Iota. He is a past Chair of the Marching Knights Alumni Association, and Founder and past-President of the Central Florida Alumni Association of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He is the Faculty Liaison and sits on the board of the UCF College of Arts and Humanities and Marching Knights Alumni Associations. He is also currently a faculty advisor for the Zeta Tau chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota.