Paul V. Yoder

(1908-1990)

Induction: February 3, 1990

Distinguished Professor of Music at Troy State University.  Composer and arranger of more than 1400 original selections and arrangements for band.  Considered by many to be the father of the Japanest band movement.  Recipient of the National Band Association AWAPA award and the Edwin Franko Goldman Award from ASBDA.  Established the American Bandmasters Research Center and the Journal of Band Research.  Honorary Life Member and Past President of the American Bandmasters Association.