Dr. Victor Vallo Jr. is the Adjunct Instructor in Trumpet at Le Moyne College. Dr. Vallo’s
career includes teaching trumpet, music education, orchestra and band at several colleges and
universities. These include Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Education and Trumpet at the
College of St. Rose (Albany), Professor of Music and Chair of the Departments of Music at
Newberry College (SC), Georgia College & State University (GA) and Immaculata University
(PA), and Professor of Music and Trumpet at Anderson University (SC), Jacksonville State
University (AL) and Southern Arkansas University. Dr. Vallo received his Bachelors of Music
in Music Education with Performance Honors in Trumpet from Syracuse University, Masters of
Music in Music History from George Washington University and Ph.D. in Music Education
with an emphasis in Conducting from the University of Florida where he was the Graduate
Teaching Assistant for both the Band and Orchestra programs.
In addition to teaching and performing on trumpet and cello, Dr. Vallo has been the Music
Director/Conductor of a number of orchestras around the country, which include the Newberry
Chamber Orchestra at Newberry College (SC), Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra at
Georgia College, Anderson Symphony Orchestra at Anderson University (SC), Arkansas
Festival Orchestra, Alabama All-State Orchestra, South Carolina All-State Orchestra, Red
Mountain Chamber Orchestra (AL), Greenville Community Chamber Orchestra (SC), Alabama
Youth Symphony, Southern Arkansas University Chamber Orchestra, Jacksonville State
University Chamber Orchestra (AL) and the PMEA District XII Festival Orchestra (PA).
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