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Tuning Winds & Brass - A Roadmap to Successful Intonation

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  • Discover the newest resources for understanding instrument pitch tendencies. This clinic will demonstrate common tuning problems while providing resources to improve the pitch within each section of your ensemble. Teaching intonation in your ensemble does not need to be a foreign concept. Explore teaching methods to engage students in the tuning process, identify factors affecting pitch, and discover the best tuning notes and alternate fingerings for each instrument.
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  • 12/19/2013 01:30 PM - N/A
  • W179
  • Dr. Shelley Jagow is Professor of Music at Wright State University (Dayton, OH) where she serves as director of the Symphonic Band, Saxophone Quartet, and professor of saxophone. In 2009 Shelley was nominated for the “Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching” Award. Shelley presents clinics, performances, adjudications, and serves as honor band conductor at state, national and international conferences and events. She is a regular contributing author to The Music Director’s Cookbook (Meredith Music), and Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series (GIA Music). She is author of the book and DVD Teaching Instrumental Music: Developing the Complete Band Program (Meredith Music). Her most recent publications include the historical music lectures of Jean-Marie Londeix (translated by William Street) on a multi-dvd set The Londeix Lectures, and her book Tuning for Wind Instruments: A Roadmap to Successful Intonation (Meredith Music), and Intermediate Studies for Developing Artists on Saxophone.