Director of Bands
college symphonic band
college jazz ensemble
adult jazz ensemble
Jeff Bilden, the Director of Bands at
the College of the Sequoias, earned his AA from the College of the
Sequoias, his BA from California State University Fresno and his MS from
the University of LaVerne.
Mr. Bilden is a
veteran of thirty four years of teaching in all levels of music
education. Having taught Middle School and High School music for
fifteen years, He is currently the Director of Bands and Music
Department Chairman at College of the Sequoias, a position he has held
for the past nineteen years.
At the College of
the Sequoias, he currently directs The College Symphonic Band and The
College Jazz Ensemble, The Wednesday Night Adult Jazz Ensemble and also
conducted the musical theater orchestra for eleven years.
Mr. Bilden is also
active as a clinician, judge and a performer on trombone and euphonium.
He is the Principal Trombone of the Tulare County Symphony Orchestra
and is the Conductor of the Children’s Concerts for the TCSO. He is
also active as a performer in local jazz groups, brass groups and works
as a freelance musician throughout the College of the Sequoias area.