Dr. Thomas Caneva is Director of Bands, Professor of Music, and Coordinator of Ensembles and Conducting at Ball State University. At Ball State, Caneva’s responsibilities include conducting the Wind Ensemble, coordinating the graduate wind conducting program, teaching undergraduate conducting, and administering the entire band program. Under his direction, the BSU Wind Ensemble has performed at CBDNA Regional and National Conferences, the American Bandmasters Association Convention, and state and regional MENC conventions. Additional conducting appearances have included university, public school and community bands as well as wind ensembles at district, regional and all-state events. In 2001, Caneva was elected to membership in the American Bandmasters Association. He holds degrees from the University of Illinois, the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Colorado at Boulder.