Music Sr. Instructor I - Athletic Band Director

Office: 541-737-0544

Community Hall

Community Hall 200E

1650 SW Pioneer Place

1650 SW Pioneer Place
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Olin Hannum serves as Associate Director of Bands at Oregon State University. In that capacity he oversees and directs all aspects of the Athletic Bands program, including the Oregon State University Marching Band, Rhythm and Beavs travel band, Basketball Bands, and other ensembles. In addition to the Athletic Bands program, Hannum conducts and directs the OSU Wind Symphony, and teaches other courses in music. Outside of OSU, Hannum is the music director for the Oregon Brass Society, a semi professional brass ensemble based in Eugene, OR.

Hannum is an active composer, with works for Wind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, and various solo instruments. His works have been performed around the country, including a premier at Carnegie Hall in New York City. In addition to his composition work, Hannum is a sought-after arranger for marching ensemble. His arrangements have been performed by competitive and non-competitive groups at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels across the west coast. His compositions are published through Murphy Music Press.

Hannum is a brass player, holding a degree in French horn performance. He has notably appeared with the Golden State Wind Orchestra, Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Wind Ensemble. In addition to ensembles, he holds recording and live credits from a performing career in the Sacramento and Bay Area scenes.

Hannum is an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi, and serves as the chapter sponsor for the Theta chapter. He is a member of CBDNA and NAFME.

Affiliated with: 
School of Visual, Performing and Design Arts