Building Success in a Small School
- The clinicians will each discuss methods to help in building consistent success in small school bands. Each individual will give information unique to their program, school and community. There will be a brief question and answer period the end of the session.
- Jim Cude (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 12/18/2014 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
- Meeting Room W185
- Jim Cude is in his 28th year of teaching and his 13th year in Whitesboro. His teaching responsibilities include, the high school Marching Band, Honors Band, Jazz Band, and WMS Varsity Band. He is also responsible for the instrumental music program at WISD and fine arts chair at Whitesboro High School. Bands under his direction have consistently received the UIL Sweepstakes award and the Whitesboro Band qualified for the UIL State Marching Contest in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2013. The Whitesboro Band was a finalist in 2006 and in 2013 was named Class AA State Marching Champion.
Mr. Cude’s professional affiliations include Phi Beta Mu, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association and the Association of Texas Small School Bands. Mr. Cude has served on the TMEA State Board as the Region 2 President and ATSSB Executive Board as 3A representative. He is currently serving as President-Elect of ATSSB. He also serves as an adjudicator and clinician across the state of Texas. He also serves as contemporary worship leader at First Baptist Church in Whitesboro. Mr. Cude is married to Linda and they have two children, Lauren 22 and Caleb, 17.