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Roger Behrend

Roger Behrend

rbehrend@gmu.edu

There is Hope! Your Low Brass Does Not Need to Sound Like Electric Yard Trimmers

Clinic Synopsis:

Simplified ideas and techniques that focus on "Air, Sound, Music". An uncomplicated approach for playing and teaching a better way to perform. Raise expectations and productivity at all skill levels. Keep it simple!

Roger Behrend - Biographical Information

Roger L. Behrend is an internationally-recognized euphonium soloist, recitalist, teacher, and clinician. He attended Michigan State University, where he studied with Dr. Leonard Falcone and received his Bachelors in Music Education. He earned his Master’s Degree from George Mason University. Mr. Behrend is currently the euphonium soloist and principal euphonium with the United States Navy Band in Washington, DC. He has appeared as a featured soloist throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan. He has commissioned and premiered over twenty-five works for the instrument. Mr. Behrend has authored articles in publications such as The ITEA Journal, The Instrumentalist, and BD Guide. Roger Behrend is committed to teaching students and passing on his love of music. He is coordinator of Brass studies and professor of Euphonium and Tuba at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

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