2005 Clinic Handouts
These handouts were distributed at clinics presented at the 2005 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.
Your Band to the Next Level: Teaching and Developing the Intuitive
Aspects of Musical Performance"
Today’s Versatile Percussionist: ‘It’s All About
Band Room is the Music Room: Starting to Develop Comprehensive
What’s the Big Deal about the Double Bass in String Class?"
Deborah Baker Monday
in Band and Orchestra"
H. Christian Bernhard II
Jazz Concepts in Contemporary Jazz Charts with a ‘Dose of
Bones About It: Bonified Advice for the High School Jazz Ensemble
Continental Trombone Quartet
Dirty Dozen: Identification and Elimination of Twelve Mannerisms
Inhibiting Expressive Conducting”"
Events Leading to the Composition of ‘Lincolnshire Posey’"
Michael J. Fansler
Mallet Instruments in Concert Band Literature: The Fourth Dimension"
Adult Home Helper: An Untapped Resource for the Band Director?”
Band: Recruitment, Retention, Results”
My Saxophones: Inventive and Creative Teaching Techniques for Improving
Opera Transcriptions for Harmoniemusik and Suggestions for Modern
the Worst-Case Scenarios of High School Band"
Chad Nicholson and Chris Heidenreich
I Had Those Players, My Ensemble Would Sound that Good, Too.' What
Are the Truths and Myths Behind this Statement?"
Orchestra Has Achieved Its Goal When It Can Perform Without You"
the Background of a Composer and a Composition DOES Make a Difference"
Rhythms: MYSTERY UNRAVELED"
Style String-Teaching: All Levels"
Julie Lyonn Lieberman
Helpful Hints for Community Bands: Conduct, Don’t Talk"
of Fine Flute Playing Made Simple"
the Unlimited Potential of Young Musicians: Stimulate Any Ensemble
to Perform at the Highest Level"
Arranging, and Re-Arranging Music for Your Young Band"
Already Teach More than Music: Interdisciplinary Approaches For
and Toning: Opening Pandora’s Box …"
3 B’s: Better Bow Arms for Beginners"
Your Low Brass Section with the Low Brass Ensemble"
Harvey Phillips and Norlan Bewley
the Masses: How to Successfully Recruit a Plethora of Beginning
Perry A. Ralenkotter and Darren Webb
You Want to Teach the Oboe: A Teaching Guide for the Non-Oboist"
William T. Robinson III
the Grade: Current Trends in Music Assessment"
Acts: The Left Hand and the Mechanics of Pitch Production on the
Peter John Sacco
"GYBHSMTCAAM – Guiding
Your Best High School Musicians Through the College Audition and
Classical to Contemporary in the String World"
Clarinet Choir in Every Band? Improving the Quality of Your Ensemble
Through a Real Choir Approach"
Bullfighter, A Bagpiper and a Grand Bass Slap-a-phonist Walk into
a Bar...' It's No Joke!"
United States Air Force Academy Winds
Pursuit of Excellence: Tips on Providing a Positively Life Changing
Experience for Your Students"
Dean Westman, Greg Bimm, Frank Troyka and Joe Lapka
Indiana University Violin Virtuosi"