D. O. Wiley

(1898-1980)

Induction: February 4, 1984

Director of the Texas Tech University Band for 25 years.  Considered by many people to be the father of the Texas Bands.  Organized many band organizations.  Nationally known as a clinician, conductor, and adjudicator.  Pioneer of the Texas Music Educators Association and the first full-time director and the secretary/treasurer of this association.  Member of the American Bandmasters Association.