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Shelley Jagow

Shelley Jagow

Ensemble "Circle of Acceptance": Setting Expectations for Maximum Performance Potential

Clinic Synopsis:

What is your Circle of Acceptance? Manage time and focus on key ingredients for developing maximum performance potential with your instrumental program. This clinic looks at several approaches for solving common wind band performance errors. Explore rehearsal methods for engaging students in the process while elevating their standard of acceptable performance. Become more aware of your ensemble's expectations and learn how to prepare each rehearsal with an appetite for excellence!

Shelley Jagow - Biographical Information

Shelley Jagow, Professor of Music at Wright State University (Dayton) is director of the Symphonic Band and Saxophone Quartet; and instructor of Saxophone and Music Education courses. She earned degrees from the University of Saskatchewan (Canada), the University of Missouri (Columbia), and the Union Institute & University (Cincinnati) where Timothy Foley and Frank Battisti served as mentors.

Shelley has presented numerous clinics and performances, is a Selmer artist clinician, and is often invited to conduct bands at the local, state, and national levels. Her articles may be found in various periodicals, and she is a contributing author to The Music Director’s Cookbook/ (Meredith), Teaching Music Through Performance series (GIA), and is Author of the book and DVD of Teaching Instrumental Music: Developing the Complete Band Program (Meredith).