Department of Music

LaToya Webb

LaToya Webb

133 Goodwin Music Building

PhD- Auburn University

MM- George Mason University

MMusED- Norfolk State University

BS- Norfolk State University

Dr. LaToya A. Webb serves as the Instructor for Undergraduate Instrumental Conducting and Music Appreciation. Before her appointment, Dr. Webb served as a graduate teaching assistant for the Department of Music at Auburn, where she assisted and conducted athletic and concert bands. She also served as a music director and activities/events coordinator for the District of Columbia Public Charter Schools, and a band director for Richmond Public Schools.

A versatile musician, she has established a successful career as a music educator and conductor. Dr. Webb has studied conducting under Mark Camphouse, Anthony Maiello, and many other notable conductors within the profession. She also studied orchestral conducting with Dennis Layendecker. Dr. Webb was a conducting recipient of the 2017 CBDNA Mike Moss Diversity Fellowship, studying with Glen Adsit and Edward Cummings at the University of Hartford. Dr. Webb was also a conducting masterclass participant at the 2018 CBDNA/NBA Southern Division Conference, where she studied with Ray Cramer. Dr. Webb has the distinct honor of being the first African American female ever selected by national audition to participate in the 2019 U.S. Army Band Conductors’ Workshop. She studied with guest clinicians Michael Haithcock, Director of Bands at the University of Michigan, and Colonel Andrew Esch, The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Leader, and Commander. More recently, Dr. Webb participated at the 2nd annual Midwest Clinic Reynolds Conducting Institute as a conducting fellow, studying with H. Robert Reynolds and Jerry Junkin.

Dr. Webb’s professional affiliations include the Gamma Beta Phi Society, Golden Key International Honour Society, the National Association for Music Education, Alabama Music Educators Association, the College Band Directors National Association, Women Band Directors International, Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority, Inc., and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Last Updated: October 11, 2020