2002 Clinic Handouts
These handouts were distributed at clinics presented at the 2002 Midwest Clinic. In some cases, the original documents have been reformatted for display on our website. The Midwest Clinic gratefully acknowledges these clinicians for giving us permission to distribute their handouts via this website.
Music Technology 101"
Talk for Teachers"
on Composing for Band"
Mark Camphouse, Frank Ticheli and W. Francis McBeth
March is a March is a March (with apologies to Gertrude Stein)"
the Whole Orchestra — Getting the Most Out of Your Full Orchestra"
First Two Years — Excellence from the Start"
Firm a Foundation: A Standards-Based Vision for Beginning String Instruction"
With Salsa? Multicultural Expressions for the Beginning Orchestra"
Kathleen Deberry Brungard and Michael Alexander
a Better Bassoonist — Fundamentals for Successful Bassoon
Tips, Music and Exercises to Teach Musicianship from Day One"
Sandy Feldstein and Larry Clark
Steps Towards Better Tuba Playing"
I Could Start Over Again, I Would...On-the-Job Lessons from Young
Dory Jones, Steven Nendza and Ernesta Suarez
a Digital World: Modernizing String Ensembles With Electric Instruments,
Pickups, MIDI Synthesis and Published Charts"
Through Performance or Performance Through Teaching? A Pedagogical
Approach to Teaching Band"
Setting a Curriculum
and Strategies for Developing a Music and Media Technology Program"
Therese Laux and Margaret Pavlik
Problems for Music Students and Teachers: Reasons, Solutions, and
They're Playing My Song! Percussion Music for Middle School Percussion
First Teaching Position! How Do I Find It and What Will They Expect
in Concert Band?"
Lissa Fleming May
Charles T. Menghini
a Better Band Through a Better Horn Section: The Five Quickest Ways
to Improve Your Horns"
European Music Practical for American Bands? — YES!"
Bridges Through Music: Gaining Support By Making a Positive Impact
in Your Community"
Shirley Strohm Mullins
Bow Technique for Cello and Bass: Usable and Effective Concepts for
Sequencing, Organizing and Using Standards in the Jr. High Orchestra"
Simple Steps to Start Successful Snare Drummers"
About String and Orchestral Education Today"
in Conducting — We All Start from the Same Black Notes on the
Page. Then What?"
and Mouthpieces: Exposing the Myths to Discovering the Reality?"
in the High School Band: It's the Little Things That Count"
Basic Jazz Improvisation" Music Examples
Your Brass Quintet a 'Special Forces' Unit"
The United States Air Force Band of the Rockies Stellar Brass
to 'Fall in Love' With Flute or Why the First Steps Are So Important"