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Larry Neeck

Concert and Symphonic Bands

Larry Neeck is an internationally recognized composer, with more than 150 works for concert band, jazz ensemble, and orchestra published. He is frequently commissioned to write for schools, bands, and festivals, and often works as a guest conductor and clinician. 

In addition to his work as a composer, Mr. Neeck had a successful career as a middle school band director, retiring after thirty-two years from the Webster (NY) Central School District. He directed concert bands, jazz ensembles, taught wind and percussion classes, and co-founded the Willink Middle School Student/Parent Band, now in its twenty-fifth season. 

Mr. Neeck holds a B.A. in Music from the University of Pittsburgh, and an M.M. in Music Education from the Eastman School of Music. He is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), National Association for Music Education (NAfME), New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), and the New York State Band Directors Association (NYSBDA).