Wayne Hiller, Music Director
Wayne Hiller graduated from Stratford High School in 1955, where he was a member of the band and chorus. He attended Susquehanna University and the University of Bridgeport. He has a BA, an MA, and a 6th Year degree in Music Education.
His fifty year career includes membership in the US Navy Band as well as a diverse career of entertaining in Hawaii, Connecticut and New York.
He has been arranger and instructor for many drum corps and marching bands from coast to coast, including Stratford’s own Connecticut Yankees and the Anderson Dunn and Kochiss American Legion Posts.
Wayne is a member of MENC and the Eastern All American Judges Association. He was a DCA judge for fifteen years and judged eleven national championships. His career in education includes band directorships at Darien, Central, and Harding High Schools.
In addition to serving as conductor/arranger for the Stratford Community Concert Band, Wayne currently performs with a trio, quartet, and octet. Additionally, he is the music arranger for the Paul King Band, the Wayne Hiller Octet, and the Westchester Brassmen.
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