W. J. Julian

(b. 1922)

Induction: February 5, 1994

Director of Bands at the University of Tennessee from 33 years.  Founder of the Tennessee Bandmasters Association.  Founder and President of the Smoky Mountain Music Festival.  Known worldwide for his great organizational skills and for his dedication to the total band movement.  Recipient of the National Band Assocation AWAPA award.  Past President of the American Bandmasters Association, and the College Band Directors National Association.