Frederick C. Ebbs

(January 13, 1916-September 25, 1984)

Induction: February 7, 1987

Director of Bands at Indiana University and the University of Iowa. Director of the Hobart (Indiana) High School Band.  Famous guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator.  Received the Edwin Franko Goldman Award from the ASBDA.  Toured with both Iowa and Indiana bands to western Europe, Russia, and Japan.  Past President of the American Bandmasters Association.

Quick Facts:

Director of the Hawkeye Marching Band at the University of Iowa from 1954-1966

Hawkeye Marching Band adopted a militaristic style of marching and eliminated all flag twirling and were expected to march with crack precision.