Joshua Hollenbeck

Instructor of Music and Director of Athletic Bands

Joshua Hollenbeck was appointed Instructor of Saxophone and Director of Athletic Bands at Nicholls State University in 2011.  At Nicholls Mr. Hollenbeck arranges music for and directs the Pride of Nicholls Marching Band, The 6th Man Basketball Band, and the Jazz Ensemble.  He also teaches applied saxophone and courses in woodwind methods, music theory, and orchestration.

He earned his Master of Music degree in Saxophone Performance from the University of South Florida and his Bachelor of Music Education with a certificate in Performance from The Florida State University.  His teachers include Valerie Gillespie, Patrick Meighan, Dr. William Wiedrich, Dr. John Carmichael, and Dr. Patrick Dunnigan.

He is also in high-demand as a free-lance woodwind artist and music arranger throughout the area.   Most recently, Mr. Hollenbeck has performed as an Orchestra Musician playing flute, clarinet and saxophones on board Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, and Carnival cruise lines.

B.M.E, Florida State University; M.M., University of South Florida

Courses taught:
MUS 432 — Band Arranging and Orchestration
MUS 110 — Fundamentals of Music
MUS 191/391 — Marching Band

MUS 296/396 — Jazz Ensemble
MUE 227 — Class Woodwinds

Performance courses:
MUS 161, 162, 171, 172, 261, 262, 271, 272, 371, 372, 400, 471, 472

Contact information:
Lindsley Hall (Music Annex)
Phone: (985) 449-7055