New marching band director is Hilton graduate

By on August 26, 2012

Matthew NordhausenMatthew Nordhausen, Hilton Class of 1998, has been appointed marching band director and will begin his new position immediately, according to Hilton Central School District officials. Nordhausen was a member of the Hilton Crimson Cadets as a student, and as a staff member his duties have included serving as assistant director, music arranger, drill designer, and percussion instructor since 2012. During that time he also worked for LeRoy Central School District as a full-time instrumental music teacher and band director, a position he’s held since 2002. Nordhausen has extensive experience with marching bands from both the instructional and organizational aspects involved, according to district officials.

“As an alumnus of the Crimson Cadet Marching Band, I am extremely honored to be back and leading the group that was so instrumental in creating my passion for music and the marching arts,” said Nordhausen. “It is my hope to continue the tradition of excellence that this ensemble and its previous directors established over the past five decades, while moving the group forward.”