Dr. Byron Jensen, a distinguished professor of music, teaches courses in music history and instrumental music education, oversees the strings and percussion programs, is founder and conductor of the Hastings College Handbell Choir, and is the Conductor/Artistic Director of the Hastings Symphony Orchestra.
He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Colorado and his master’s and doctorate from Kansas State University. He has extensive performance experience on electric and string bass, low brass and voice, and has conducted all levels of ensembles from elementary programs to college/community orchestras.
BME – University of Northern Colorado
Master of Music – Kansas State University
PhD – Kansas State University