Gary Ambrosier

Gary Ambrosier, Board Member

Term expires: February 2021


Gary Ambrosier is a retired music teacher with teaching experience of over 35 years. He is currently the band director for the Grand Junction Centennial band. Gary is currently the President of the Colorado Music Adjudicator Association for the Colorado High School Activity Association.

Gary is also involved with the community: playing for IHM; teaching CPR and 1st aide to organizations who need this skill. He also teaches for Western Colorado Community College Med Tech, Colorado Mesa University lineman and the Career Center. Gary involvement with music has him helping with the local schools: giving clinics, teaching trumpet lessons, guest conductor for various organizations.

Gary has been recognized and received several honors from the state organizations:

  • Distinguished Service Award from Colorado High School Activity Association in 2010
  • National High School Federation Teacher of the year in 2011
  • Colorado Band Masters Hall of Fame in 2011
  • Colorado High School Activity Association Hall of Fame in 2013