Spencer Hannibal-Smith currently serves as the Director of Business Operations for GPG Music, where he manages the day-to-day of the company.
Spencer holds a Master’s of Musical Arts in Wind Band Conducting from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Fresno State. While attending Fresno State, he spent his summers marching tuba with the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps.
Following his age-out summer in 2015 with SCV, Spencer began his teaching career as the assistant band director at the Reagan Educational Center in Clovis, CA. At REC he taught High School and Middle School marching band, jazz band, and concert band until leaving to pursue his master’s degree in the Fall of 2018. Throughout his teaching career and graduate studies, he worked during the summers as a visual technician for the Santa Clara Vanguard and a brass technician for the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets.
Outside of his role with GPG Music, Spencer assists in teaching the Wolf Pack Marching Band and works as an administrative assistant for the band department at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is also an active performer and private lesson teacher in the Reno/Tahoe/Truckee area.