2006 Clinic Handouts
These handouts were distributed at clinics presented at the 2006 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.
on the Beautiful Bassoon"
Care and Feeding of the Second Band: Second Band Does Not Mean
George Boulden, Susan Creasap, Don Devany Peter Griffin, and Christopher Knighten
Elusive Enigmatic Euphonium (Tips for the Band Director)
Brian L. Bowman
a Professional Sounding, Tight and Musically Sensitive Ensemble
- Starting with Your Percussion Section!"
Student Portfolios in Your Band/Orchestra Program"
Wind WORKS with High school Bands: Realistic Repertoire and Practical
101 Refresher: Focus on Teaching Percussion Accessories"
Your Own Expert at Recruiting/Retaining Band/Orchestra Students
Larry Clark, Marcia Neel, John O'Reilly, and Bruce Pearson, Panelists;
Bill Harvey, Moderator
Vibrato: The Magic Ingredient"
Kaye L. Clements
Really Reading? Developing Music and Sight-Reading Skills in the
Sour Note! Why Does Instrumental Music Stop After High School?
One Solution: Community Bands. Here’s How!"
R. Scott Davidson and Stephen W. Pratt
Without Pain: Physical Exercises for Dexterity, Flexibility, and
Kathleen DeBerry Brungard
and Auditioning For College As a Music Major"
Jazz Band Drumming"
"Careers in Music"
Pedagogy for the String Orchestra
"Teaching to the Future!"
Band Literature: Its Musical, Educational, and Cultural Value for
American Band Programs”
Celebration of Bands and Orchestras: Treasures of Time from Midwest”
Richard K. Hansen
Rehearsal Techniques and Performance Practices”
Robert Jorgensen and Gene Milford
Instrumental Music Student as Composer: Infusing Composition into
the High School Rehearsal Setting through a Collaborative Composition
Libby Larsen and Scott A. Jones
Maestro, The Master, The Mentor”
School Student Clinic: Practice is NOT homework! Making the Most
of Your Practice Time"
"The Symphony Orchestra: Keeping it Off the Endangered
E. Daniel Long
Assessment with Instruction in Instrumental Music Education"
Wendy M. McCallum and Sheila J. Scott
Efficient Band Rehearsal" "Turning
Your Passion into a Profession"
Charles T. Menghini
1,2,3-Clarinet 101: The Basic Fundamental Skills and Repertoire
for Clarinet Every Director Should Know for Their Beginner to College
Dr. Janice L. Minor
Brass Notes: Don’t be a Sourpuss"
Teacher’s Guide to a Happier Tuba Section"
IT AND KEEP IT: Building and Maintaining Support for Your Jazz
Mary Jo Papich, Ronnie Rios, Bob Breithaupt, John Day, and Larry Green
Handout 1 Handout
of Expressive Playing: Bringing Life to the Notes with Young Bands
Beyond the AP Music Theory Exam: Innovative Tools to Teach What
Colleges Expect of Your Students"
Susan Piagentini and Jennifer Snodgrass
British are Coming: Exploring Musicianship through 25 Years of
New Literature for Middle and High Schools"
Percussion; A Common Elements Approach To Teaching and Performing"
Dr. Lisa Rogers
Rehearsal Strategies That Lead to Music-Making: Habits for Success"
"Top Ten Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Started
Students for Inspired Performances: Rehearsal Strategies for Band,Orchestra,
and Jazz Ensemble"
for Overtones: Recruiting, Developing, and Inspiring Your Low Brass
Sotto Voce Tuba Quartet
and Orchestra Intonation: Teaching an Ensemble Skill"
Dr. James South
Excellence in the Small Schools Band Program"
Artist Master Class: Jazz Style and Phrasing"
Myths and Misconceptions: Mastering the Clarinet’s Unique
and Perplexing Problems"
and Teaching, We Must Excel at Both"