University of Alabama Band Graduate Teaching Assistants
Trevor Bailey received his Bachelors Degree in Music Performance from Northwestern State University where he studied under the guidance of Dr. Masahito Kuroda. While attending Northwestern State University, Trevor was a member of the Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble and served as the baritone section leader for The Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band. In 2007, he founded “International Flavor,” a tuba/euphonium quartet that performed around the state of Louisiana. Trevor recently obtained his Masters in Music Education degree from the University of Nevada, Reno where he served as the Graduate Teaching Assistant for the athletic and concert bands. During his tenure at UNR, he served on the music department’s recruiting team and assisted in the hosting the CBDNA Western/Northwestern and ABA Conferences. Some of Trevor’s other duties included assisting with undergraduate conducting students and instruction of the Marching Band Techniques class. Trevor is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting degree at The University of Alabama.
In 2007, Trevor began serving as a brass instructor for The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps and played a vital role in helping the corps return to DCI Finals after a 23 year absence during the 2009 season. He served as a brass instructor for The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps in 2011, a brass instructor for the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps during the 2013, and most recently a brass instructor for The Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps during the 2014 season. Trevor also served as a clinician and judge for Yamaha Music of Asia during the spring of 2012. He mentored several bands in Thailand and Malaysia, including the Horwang Marching Band from Bangkok, Thailand. Under Trevor’s leadership they achieved their second consecutive Silver Medal placing during Thailand’s Indoor Marching Championships.
As a Graduate Teaching Assistant with the University of Alabama Band Department, Trevor assists in daily operations for the band program, supervising the 400 students of the Million Dollar Band during performances and trips, and assisting with the planning and execution of the Crimson Cavalcade of Bands, Alabama Honor Bands, and Summer Crimson Music Camps.
Trevor holds memberships with Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity, and Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity. He served as chapter sponsor for the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi during his tenure at UNR.
Rebecca Cichy earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from The Ohio State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. As an undergraduate, Rebecca performed on trombone and violin in several university ensembles including the OSU Symphony Orchestra, the OSU Wind Symphony, and the OSU Marching Band. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Music Education degree at The University of Alabama.
Prior to her appointment at The University of Alabama, Rebecca successfully taught in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation in Evansville, Indiana for the past four years as a music educator for elementary, middle and high school levels in both the areas of orchestra and band. In addition, Rebecca served as an assistant marching band director, the assistant director for the EVSC High School Honor Band, and coached volleyball in the EVSC. While in Evansville, she performed with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, the River Brass Band, and the Evansville Symphonic Band.
A native of Scituate, Rhode Island, Rebecca has performed in Rhode Island All-State Ensembles, the All-Eastern District MENC Orchestra, and the Macy’s Great American Marching Band for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She is a published composer as a co-composer of “Sounds, Sketches and Ideas” written for concert band (C. Alan Publications).
As a Graduate Teaching Assistant with the University of Alabama Band Department, Rebecca assists in daily operations for the band program, supervising the 400 students of the Million Dollar Band during performances and trips, and assisting with the planning and execution of the Crimson Cavalcade of Bands, Alabama Honor Bands, and Summer Crimson Music Camps.
Rebecca holds memberships with the National Association for Music Education and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
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