Robert Hawkins

(1919-1981)

Induction: February 3, 1990

Director of Bands at Western State College in Colorado and Morehead State University in Kentucky from 1951 to 1981.  Founded the Gunnison (Colorado) Band Camp which was one of the very best national band camps in the United States.  Known as a guest conductor and clinician.  Made may transcriptions of the great classics for his band and for other bands.  Received the National Band Association Citation of Excellence in 1978.  Member of the American Bandmasters Association.