Leading the Way - Band: Academic or Activity
- Instrumental programs are often viewed as "activities" while essential aspects of the academic learning are overlooked. A demonstration/clinic that directors present to administrators, B.O.E. members, and parents to show the intricate combination of visual, intellectual, physical, and auditory control coupled with a perceptive decision making process or, intelligence in action. A live model of such a clinic will be presented.
- William Eicher (email@example.com)
- 12/20/2012 04:30 PM - N/A
- William Eicher is the conductor of the Clarence High School Wind Ensemble and serves as the District Coordinator of Music. His duties include teaching lessons, directing the jazz ensemble and pit orchestra. Prior to his appointment at Clarence, he taught for eleven years in Plainwell, Michigan. He was awarded the New York State Band Directors Association's (NYSBDA) Richard H. Snook Outstanding Band Director Award. He has also received the National Band Association's Citation of Excellence Award twice, was honored by School Band & Orchestra magazine as one of the "50 Directors Who Make a Difference," and the Plainwell Community Schools Award of Merit. Eicher is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, the National Band Association, World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, and the New York State Band Directors Association.