Member Since: 2005
Occupation: Director of Bands at Ritenour High School since 1993, overseeing all areas of the band program.
Mentors/Musical Heroes: Too many to name.
Favorite Brass Band Piece: No favorite - I love all the brass band repertoire, from the standard lit., to marches, light classics, and pops.
A native of Sturgeon, Missouri, Hadley received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In addition to performing with the St. Louis Brass Band, Hadley directs and plays with the North County Big Band, performs with the Northwinds Concert Band, the Town and Country Symphony Orchestra, and various freelance opportunities. His professional affiliations include MBA, MMEA, NAfME, and Phi Mu Alpha.
Hadley is a longtime resident of Ferguson, Mo. where he resides with wife Mary and three children, two of whom are in college and one in high school.