Our 2015 Badger of the Year: James Christensen ’57, MMusic’63

James Christensen ’57, MMusic’63

A conductor of all-American bands, Christensen’s music is heard at Disney and other theme parks across the United States, Asia, Europe and Canada. He directed the UW Marching Band for five years before joining Disney as director of the Disneyland Band and supervisor of music. He conducted the All-American College Orchestra for nine seasons, as well as the Wisconsin and New York All-State Concert Bands and numerous collegiate Band Days. Christensen has published more than 400 musical works.

Congratulations to James!