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You Have Great Stick Technique, Now What? - Developing Rehearsal Techniques for Young Band Directors

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  • While it is certainly an advantage to have superior conducting technique, there are additional facets that are just as important, and possibly more significant in your quest to become an effective conductor. At some point, conducting has to develop into something much more than stick technique. This clinic will focus on aspects of being a successful conductor that are often overlooked, particularly for the young band director.
  • Mohamad Schuman, Jr. (
  • 12/21/2012 10:00 AM - N/A
  • W187
  • Mohamad Schuman is the associate director of bands at The University of Southern Mississippi. Previously, during his tenure at Stone High School, his bands established a reputation for excellence and performed at various prominent events including the 2001 Midwest Clinic, the 2002 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the 2005 Presidential Inaugural Parade. Schuman has twice been honored by the National Band Association with its Citation of Excellence and was selected as one of three national winners that traveled to Rome to conduct the Italian Army Band during the 2004 NBA International Conducting Symposium. He holds both the Bachelor and Master of Music Education Degrees from The University of Southern Mississippi and the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Conducting from the University of South Carolina. In 2011, he became a member of the prestigious American Bandmasters Association.