Greg Snyder Band




Nashville Youth Wind Ensemble

Gregory Snyder is Conductor of The Nashville Youth Wind Ensemble (NYWE), part of the Belmont Academy. It provides an ongoing intensive musical opportunity for high school musicians throughout middle… READ MORE --->

Gregory Snyder Coda Scholarship

The Gregory Snyder Coda Scholarship is awarded to a Lakota West senior who is a Symphonic Winds and Marching Firebirds member. This person is committed to playing his/her instrument in a college-sanctioned ensemble ...READ MORE --->

Performance Archives

Greg Snyder has performed all over the US and abroad. At Lakota West, Mr. Snyder directed Symphonic Winds; Symphonic Red Band; Symphonic White Band, and the Marching Firebirds. He assisted with Concert Band and three Lakota West Freshman bands... SEE/LISTEN HERE --->

Blog Posts

Greg Snyder writes blog posts for KHS America’s Academic Alliance His writings range from advice for struggling student musicians to how best to transition from the marching band season to the concert band season:.... READ MORE --->


Gregory Snyder is the founder and conductor of the Nashville Youth Wind Ensemble (NYWE), providing an intensive musical opportunity and a deep study of iconic wind band literature for some of Middle Tennessee’s finest high school musicians.

A visionary in his field, Mr. Snyder mentors band directors, coaching them in conducting and rehearsal techniques. He holds clinics for band programs in Nashville, and across the U.S., and is on staff at Antioch High School, Antioch, Tenn. An adjunct professor for Bowling Green State University (BGSU), Bowling Green, Ohio, Mr. Snyder coaches and advises BGSU masters candidates as part of the Master of Music Education—Teaching Artistry Specialization. At Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn., he is also an adjunct professor, teaching Brass Methods and supervising student teachers. He has also acted as interim Belmont concert band director.

Lakota West
Dir. of Bands Emeritus


Gregory Snyder
CODA Scholarship

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