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December, 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM


Meeting Room W182


Technical Sergeant Erik Lundquist

Technical Sergeant Erik Lundquist

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Euphonium Pedagogy from Day One

Clinic Synopsis:

Day One clinics are intended to be short, content-rich, “nuts-and-bolts” presentations to assist instrumental music educators in starting students properly their instruments. These sessions will also be of great benefit for any teacher in need of a primer for a proven method of achieving success on a wind or percussion instrument.

Technical Sergeant Erik Lundquist - Biographical Information

Technical Sgt. Erik Lundquist is a euphoniumist with the Ceremonial Brass, The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. A native of Jamestown, New York, he joined the Air Force in 2016.  A 2014 graduate of the University of North Texas, Lundquist earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and Performance. In 2016, he received a Master of Music degree in Performance from the University of North Texas. His teachers include Dr. Brian L. Bowman, Dr. Jamie Lipton, and Rick Lundquist.  From 2012 to 2016, he taught masterclasses and private lessons in the Denton, Lewisville, and Frisco Independent School Districts. In the Spring of 2014, Lundquist completed his student teaching at Berkner High School and Liberty Junior High School in Richardson, TX under the supervision of Frank Troyka, Chris Pineda, and Lynne Jackson.  During his time in Texas, Lundquist won the 2016 International Tuba Euphonium Association Mock Euphonium Audition and took second place in the Falcone International Tuba Euphonium Competition the same year. Also in 2016, he was named Outstanding Graduate Student in Brass. His professional affiliations include the International Tuba Euphonium Association and the International Women's Brass Conference.   Since joining the United States Air Force band, he has presented masterclasses and recitals at the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Tuba/Euphonium Conference, the 2018 Midwest Regional Tuba/Euphonium Conference, the 2018 Army Band Tuba/Euphonium Workshop, the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference, as well as Kennesaw State University, and Reinhardt University.  Air Force career highlights include performances on NBC's Today Show, the 2017 Presidential Inaugural Parade, and the 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.