About the Maestro

Maestro Gerard Morris

Since 2018, Maestro Gerard Morris has served as conductor and artistic director of the esteemed Tacoma Concert Band. Morris’s conducting credits include appearances at The Midwest Clinic, Colorado Music Festival at Chautauqua, Steamboat Strings Music in the Mountains Summer Music Festival, College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Western/Northwestern Divisional Conference, Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) State Conference, and California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Bay Section Conference, and with honor ensembles across the United States and abroad. He has also appeared as guest clinician at numerous summer conducting symposia, CBDNA National Conference, WMEA State Conference, CMEA Bay Section Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro New Music Festival, and guest artist in residence at American Community School (Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates).

With immense passion for teaching, Morris is entering his 13th year as director of bands anddepartment chair of winds and percussion at the University of Puget Sound School of Music. His professional career is enriched through years of performing experience as principal euphonium with Boulder Brass and United States Marine Corps Band, Hawai’i. With these organizations he toured the United States, Australia, and Costa Rica as both an ensemble member and soloist.
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JUNE 18th, 2:00pm


We're thrilled to announce our upcoming European tour, with performances scheduled across the UK and a final stop in Dublin, Ireland. But before we embark on this exciting journey, we're hosting a special BON VOYAGE concert at the University of Puget Sound's Schneebeck Concert Hall on Sunday afternoon, June 18th.

Under the careful baton of TCB's Conductor and Artistic Director, Maestro Gerard Morris, the program will feature a selection of pieces from our tour repertoire, giving our beloved community a sneak peek of the melodies that will soon be echoing in concert halls and castles across Europe.The Bon Voyage concert is a celebration of American music and our community, and we invite everyone to join us for this special event. The best part? ADMISSION IS FREE! This is our way of saying thank you for your unwavering support and sharing our excitement for the journey ahead.

WHO: The Tacoma Concert Band
WHEN: Sunday afternoon, June 18th, 2:00 PM
WHERE: Schneebeck Concert Hall, University of Puget Sound

2023-2024 Season
Single Tickets on sale SEPTEMBER 1, 2023
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