Title: Chief Warrant Officer Five, Commander, Band Master, Conductor
Company: 202nd Army Band, Kentucky Army National Guard
Location: Georgetown, Kentucky, United States
Gregory N. Stepp, Chief Warrant Officer Five, Commander, Bandmaster and Conductor of the 202nd Army Band, Kentucky Army National Guard, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Military for dedication, achievements, and leadership in music education and military service.
Mr. Stepp is gratified to have dedicated his career to inspiring countless generations of students through music, concerts and education. Celebrating more than a decade of excellence at Royal Spring Middle School, he retired in 2017 after working for two additional years at Scott County High School within the same school district. Interested in pursuing a career as a music educator from as early as high school, he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in music education and a Master of Arts in secondary education from the University of Kentucky in 1983 and 1991 respectively. After beginning his career as a sound engineer at Mobil Sound Corp in 1985, he has found success as the band director at LaRue County High School, Western Hills High School and Glasgow High School. Over the course of his career, he is honored to have performed at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference.
Inspired by the talents of United States National Guard Bands, Mr. Stepp has always possessed a desire to serve in the military. As a result, he has celebrated a storied and successful career as the chief warrant officer five, commander, bandmaster and conductor of the 202nd Army Band of the Kentucky National Guard for over 20 years. Furthermore, he was named as the chief of the Army National Guard Band Program in 2016. Over the course of his career, he has maintained professional affiliations with the National Band Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Kentucky Music Educators Association and Phi Beta Mu. For his accomplishments in the field, he is proud to have been presented with the Outstanding Young Band Director Award from Phi Beta Mu and the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
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