Bill Troiano received his Bachelor of Music Education (BM) degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia in 1973 and a Master of Tuba Performance and Brass Literature (MM) degree from The Eastman School of Music in 1974.
Mr. Troiano retired from the Connetquot School District where he taught middle school/junior high instrumental music from 1980-2007, including concert band, jazz ensemble and lessons. As a guest conductor, Mr. Troiano has conducted various regional honors bands on Long Island and he was a guest conductor of the Huntington Community Band. He has also been an adjunct instructor of tuba and euphonium at C.W. Post College, Queens College, Suffolk Community College and Five Towns College. Before moving to Texas, he also taught all low brass instruments at Chaminade High School.
From 1998-2003, Mr. Troiano was the Music Director of the Students Of Music Brass Ensemble, Inc. This ensemble, comprised of outstanding high school brass musicians from Long Island, performed at Shea Stadium, SUNY Potsdam, the Special Olympics, Lincoln Center, West Point and at various schools, churches, and libraries on Long Island.
Mr. Troiano chaired the SCMEA, DAY OF TUBA AND EUPHONIUM for 32 years, up until he moved to Texas. He was an area coordinator for the New York City Tuba Christmas at Rockefeller Center and he served as chairman of the tuba solo and ensemble section of the New York State, NYSSMA Contest Manual. In 1996, Indiana Press published an international reference book titled The Tuba Source Book. Mr. Troiano completed work as the author of the chapter, Recommended Basic Repertoire For The High School Tuba Student.