Kansas Wesleyan percussion instructor Dean Kranzler has been selected to the Kansas Music Hall of Fame, according to information released by the organization recently. The induction ceremony is set for May 2 in Lawrence.
Kranzler, a Salina native, spent 35 years as an instructor at one of his alma maters, Fort Hays State. He also headed the department at his other home school, Marymount College, for 12 years and spent 30 years at Bethany College in Lindsborg. He currently serves as the head of percussion studies at KWU.