2003 Clinic Handouts
These handouts were distributed at clinics presented at the 2003 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.
Practice Strategies for the Improvisational Conductor"
in Band and String Classes: Why, What, and How Do You Test?"
Assessment of Instrumental Music Education"
Band: Effective Teaching Strategies During the First Six Weeks"
and Tunes for the High School Brass Quintet"
Beaumont Brass Quintet
the Band by Ear"
Mike Brown and Rob Myers
Percussion Soup: All the Ingredients for Healthy Percussionists"
Players Teaching Strings: Then and Now — A View from Two
John Clinton and Jeffrey Bishop
Bridges that Last: University/Community Ensembles Build Lasting
Connections to the Local Community,
Area High School Programs, and Home School Programs "
and Developing a Middle School Jazz Band Program"
Ruben Garcia and Michael Hoover
are the Music Makers - Who Stole Our Dreams and Musicianship?"
Fundamentals Guideline for the First and Second Year Band Student"
Diane Gorzycki, Melodianne Mallow and Jolette Wine
On and Off the Podium"
David Gregory and Jay Wucher
Do We Get There From Here?' A Step-by-Step Approach for Classical
String Teachers to Expand Their Programs
to Include Fiddle, Jazz and Rock Styles. "
John Harrison and Rob Loren
Band and Orchestra for Senior Adults: This is Serious Fun!"
Principles of Ensemble Performance During Warm-up"
To Get Your Oboe and Bassoon Players To Help Your Band and Orchestra
Win at Contest"
Wendal Jones and Glenn West
Your Own Web Page"
Your Vibes & Marimba: Expanding Mallets Into Latin Jazz, World
Music and Percussion Ensembles (& Big Band Tips)"
Quintessential Quintet: Using the Woodwind Quintet to Improve Your
Instrumental Music Program"
Comprehensive Musicianship While Developing Great Performing Ensembles"
J. Steven Moore
Lead Trombonist and the Jazz Trombone Section"
Music Must Dance — a Study of Weak to Strong in Phrasing"
Euphonium...? Whatever!! A Band Director's Guide to the 'White
Elephant' of the Brass Family"
Success is Our Success...Building Partnerships"
George Quinlan, Jr. and Mark Goff
Your Horn Section for a Better-Sounding Band"
Beginning Bowing Technique a Music Purpose"
Ears: Aural Exercises for Every Day"
Student and Beginning Teacher Track: "You've Made It This Far,
Will You Make It the Rest of the Way?"
Conducting Ideas Stolen From Friends and Colleagues"