About Kevin Lines

Marshall Municipal Band and Philharmonic

Kevin Lines

The director of the Marshall Municipal Band is Kevin Lines. He received the permanent appointment to this position in 2001, having formerly served as director during the 1997 sabbatical of previous director Charles Ferguson. Kevin has been a member of the band since 1990. In addition to his membership in the Marshall Band, he was a member of the El Dorado Springs City Band for over ten years. El Dorado Springs and Marshall are two of the six tax-supported bands in the state of Missouri.

Kevin recently retired as Orchestra Director and Assistant Band Director for the Marshall Public School system. Besides his duties with the school, he serves as the conductor of the Marshall Philharmonic Orchestra. He has served the West-Central District MMEA, having held the offices of both band and orchestra vice-president as well as serving as President of the organization.

Kevin received his BME from Central Methodist University (formally Central Methodist College) and a Master of Arts in Music from University of Central Missouri (formally Central Missouri State University). He studied trombone/euphonium with the late Ron Anson and Dr. Charles McAdams. Kevin played in the CMC Marching and Concert bands under the baton of the late Professor Keith House and Skip Vandelicht.

The best director I have ever known!

He is the man!