Gary Troxell

Dr. Troxell received his BS in Music Education from Messiah College, studying woodwinds and majoring in clarinet performance.  Subsequently, he has served as both music teacher and director of instrumental music and bands in several Pennsylvania school districts.  He retired from 34 years of professional services in PA public schools, which also included work as a professional school counselor, and as a building and district level administrator. In his last public school position, he served as the district supervisor of counseling services in the Hempfield School District.  Currently, he serves as a full professor in the Counseling & Social Work Department at Lancaster Bible College, teaching coursework at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  In addition, He has taught course work in clarinet performance, instrumental teaching methods, and conducted the college wind quintet, served as principal clarinetist with the LBC college and community orchestra, and saxophonist with the LBC Jazz Ensemble. He regularly performed as a pit musician with the musical productions at LBC.  Further, Dr. Troxell has performed with the Flute Ensemble and Clarinet Choirs at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, PA., where he featured a premier performance of a new work for solo soprano saxophone and piano, arranged by composer Dr. Dan Foster, as well as other works for Sunday worship. Dr. Troxell has performed several worship works while in attendance at St. Stephens Reformed Presbyterian Church in New Holland, with Mr. Doug Wimer, Church Organist, and Dr. Stuart Sacks, resident composer and arranger. The 2014 Fall Faculty Recital at Lancaster Bible College featured Dr. Troxell in a solo performance.  In the spring of 2015, he joined four local fellow professional musicians for a recital performance at The Trust, Lancaster Bible College’s Performing Arts Center. He currently performs regularly with the Allegro Chamber Orchestra, Lancaster, PA, and with the Franklin & Marshall College Symphonic Winds.