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Collaborative Practice Concepts - "As Iron Sharpens Iron, So One Person Sharpens Another"

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  • This clinic, based upon Wiff Rudd's "Collaborative Practice Concepts...and Thoughts on Team Building, Teaching & Career Development," will include a PowerPoint presentation and live musical demonstrations of the tools expressed in the book. Although conceived for the trumpet studio, these tools are designed so that any studio teacher or instrument team can learn to hone their skills together. The team aspect of musical groups will be reinforced.
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  • 12/20/2013 12:30 PM - N/A
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  • Wiff Rudd has served as Professor of Trumpet and Brass Area Coordinator at Baylor University since 2002. A founding member of Rhythm & Brass, Mr. Rudd has performed on five continents and on more than 250 university campuses. Principal trumpet with the Waco Symphony, he also plays regularly with the Houston Symphony and Dallas Symphony, including a tour to Moscow in 2012 and to Europe in 2013, respectively. Mr. Rudd has been a featured soloist in three Carnegie Hall concerts and was awarded Baylor's Outstanding Teaching Award and Centenary Professor Award in 2010. Trumpet ensembles from Baylor University have competed successfully on numerous occasions at the National Trumpet Competition placing 1st, 3rd and 4th. In 2013, he published his book "Collaborative Practice Concepts for Trumpet," presenting and releasing the book at the Texas Music Educators Conference Convention.