Assistant Director of Athletic Bands
School of Arts & Communication: Music
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
Robyn Chapman is the assistant director of Athletic Bands at Oregon State University. She works both on and off the field for the OSU Marching Band and helps conduct the basketball and volleyball pep bands. Although she just completed her first year as assistant director, Chapman is no stranger to OSU Bands, having worked for the OSU band program in a number of capacities over the last few years.
This fall, Chapman also returns for her fourth year as a music and technology teacher at Franklin School in Corvallis, Oregon. She completed a master of arts in interdisciplinary studies at Oregon State University in 2008, where she served as a graduate teaching assistant for OSU Bands. She also holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In 2006, Chapman was the music specialist at the Lacomb School in Lebanon, Oregon. From 2002 to 2005, she worked as a music specialist at Totem Falls Elementary School in Snohomish, Washington. She began her career in Las Vegas, Nevada as the director of bands at O’Callaghan Middle School and Swainston Middle School. Her professional affiliations include the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association, Women Band Directors International, College Band Directors National Association and an honorary membership in Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity. Robyn lives in Albany, Oregon with her husband Chris, and their daughter Cecilia.