Hastings Bands

MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND BAND DIRECTORS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Kathy Warren has lived and taught in Hastings for the past 22 years. She began her teaching career in Hildreth, NE where she taught band, choir and general music for grades K-12. She next taught K-5 music in Altoona, WI along with 5th grade band and choir. Her present job is directing the 7th and 8th grade bands, jazz bands and teaching lessons for all woodwind and percussion students at Hastings Middle School. Kathy graduated from Hastings College in Hastings, NE with a Bachelor or Music degree and from the University of St. Thomas with a Master of Music Education degree. She is married to Lin Warren and has two sons, Lukas and Matthew and a wonderful dog names Zoe.

Kathy Warren7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band and Jazz Band Director
kwarren@hastings.k12.mn.us

Duane Oldham received a Bachelor of Music degree from Winona State University and a Master of Music Education degree from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Mr. Oldham currently serves as a band director in the Hastings Public School District. At the high school, Mr. Oldham conducts the concert band and teaches wind ensemble lessons. He directs the sixth grade band and teaches brass lessons at Hastings Middle School. Prior to teaching in Hastings, Mr. Oldham was a band director at New Ulm High School.

Duane Oldham6th Grade Band Director
doldham@hastings.k12.mn.us