Full Name
Alan MacNair
Oakland University
Speaker Bio
Alan Mac Nair received a Bachelor of Music degree from Michigan State University, where he majored in string education. He then attended Boston University, earning a Master of Music degree in violin performance. Mr. Mac Nair was the orchestra director at Troy High School for twenty-nine years, and built the orchestra program from 35 students to 220 string players. Mr. Mac Nair has also been the Concertmaster and Assistant Conductor of the Rochester Symphony, and a substitute violinist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. He was the 1993 MSBOA District String Teacher of the Year, and was also the winner of the Eliabeth Green Award for National Outstanding String Teacher in 2013. He is currently a member-at-large of the National ASTA Board.