Visiting Assistant, Director of Bands
Travis Higa will assist with “The Pride of Mississippi” Marching Band, direct the Basketball Pep Band, conduct the Concert Band, and teach courses in Music Education. Prior to USM, Travis studied wind conducting at Michigan State University while also serving on faculty at Oakland University where he conducted the Symphonic Band and taught courses in Music Education.
Before studying at MSU, Travis taught instrumental and general music in the Longmeadow Public Schools in Western Massachusetts, as well as served as Music Director and founder of the Youth Wind Ensemble of Springfield at the Community Music School of Springfield.
- D.M.A. - Michigan State University
- M. M. - University of Montana
- B.M.Ed. - University of Nevada, Las Vegas