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December, 17, 2014
11:50 AM - 12:50 PM


Meeting Room W184


Robert Sheldon

Robert Sheldon

Teach Your Students to Compose Themselves!

Clinic Synopsis:

Robert Sheldon shares his insight and experience in working with young composers. Teachers will learn how to get students started in the process of writing music, scoring, orchestration and ways to inspire creativity and expression.

Robert Sheldon - Biographical Information

Robert Sheldon is one of the most performed composers of wind band music today. He is Concert Band Editor for Alfred Music Publishing, the lead author of Sound Innovations for Concert Band, and a recipient of numerous awards from the American School Band Director's Association, Phi Beta Mu and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. His music is performed around the world and appears on many international concert and contest lists. Mr. Sheldon has been a twenty-five-time recipient of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publisher's Standard Award. He frequently appears as a guest conductor and clinician at All-State and Regional Honor Bands, colleges and universities, and state Music Education Association conferences. He has conducted and taught throughout the United States, Japan, Canada, Italy, Australia and China, in venues such as New York's Carnegie Hall, Boston's Symphony Hall and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Visit: