Dr. Byron Jensen | Hastings College

Dr. Byron Jensen

Chair of the Department, Distinguished Professor of Music, Professor of Music, Music History & Literature, Conducting; Director of HC Handbells
Fuhr Hall #61

Dr. Byron Jensen, professor of music and chair of the department, 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.