Bill Kisinger takes a bow after 32 years conducting Lafayette Citizens Band
Bill Kisinger, already conducting bands as a faculty member at Purdue, reluctantly stepped up to conduct the Lafayette Citizens Band in 1989. He made the job his own for more than three decades
In the mid-‘80s, Bill Kisinger joined the Lafayette Citizens Band almost as a busman’s holiday.
“I wanted to play,” said Kisinger, a baritone player who was well into a nearly four-decade career as a faculty member working with the All-American Marching Band and other ensembles at Purdue.
In 1989, when the Lafa…