Huckeby’s early music education career included eight years in Oklahoma public schools, where his marching, concert and jazz bands won state and regional acclaim. Significant success in the public schools led him into the college ranks where he became internationally recognized as an outstanding music educator and composer of over 200 published works for concert and marching band. His outstanding contributions to the concert and marching band literature have played an important role in the development of the contemporary band repertoire, and his recently released sightreading and music literacy curriculum, published by the C. L. Barnhouse Co., is receiving world-wide acclaim.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, a master’s in music education from the University of Oklahoma, and a doctorate in administration from Oklahoma State University with additional study at the University of North Texas.
He has written music education articles for The Instrumentalist, The American Music Teacher, and The Journal of the International Horn Society, and has held memberships in Music Educators National Conference, Oklahoma Music Educators Association, Oklahoma Bandmasters Association, ASCAP, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Phi Beta Mu, where he served as a member of the national board of directors and state chapter president.
Huckeby was selected as an “Outstanding Young Man in America,” is listed in the “International Who’s Who in Music,” and was inducted into the Oklahoma Bandmasters Association “Hall of Fame” in 1996.
He has created over 50 commissioned works and has served as a clinician, adjudicator and conductor for instrumental ensembles around the world, including Japan, Australia, Canada and across the United States. Ed and his wife, Latricia, live in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma near their daughters, Angela and Amanda, and their six grandchildren
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