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Dean of the brass line

Pep_Band_Harbinson_m.jpgBill Harbinson, dean of Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, traded his administrative duties for a few hours to play trumpet with the Appalachian Pep Band during a recent basketball game at the Holmes Convocation Center on campus. Harbinson earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from Appalachian and joined the music faculty in 1984 after earning a master’s degree from the University of Alabama and a Ph.D. from Florida State University. He has been dean of the Hayes School of Music since 2000. (Photo by University Photographer Marie Freeman)

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