Bill Machold, M.M.

Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Bands

Bill Machold
  • 1800 College Ave
  • Quincy, IL 62301

Bill Machold is currently an Assistant Professor of Music and Director Of Bands at Quincy University where he directs the Hawk Marching and Pep Bands and Symphonic Band. He also teaches percussion lessons and music theory courses. Bill has also spent time on the music faculties of Western Illinois University and Culver-Stockton College.

Bill earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from SUNY Fredonia (Fredonia NY) and a Master of Music degree in Performance from the University of Akron (Akron OH).

He is active as a clinician and performer in the greater Quincy region. In recent years he has been a judge at many area band competitions and solo and ensemble festivals. In April 2010, Bill was a featured soloist with the Quincy Symphony Orchestra. Bill maintains an active performing schedule, including the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, Big River Swing Machine, and Raised On Radio, and performs regularly on faculty recitals.