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December, 15, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


W 185


Eugene Migliaro Corporon

Eugene Migliaro Corporon

Contemplation - Story Tellers and Guides: The Impact of Artistry

Clinic Synopsis:

Building on the themes of wisdom, hope, passion, purpose and determination, Eugene Migliaro Corporon will address bringing artistry to every performance. In this session, he will draw from his experiences working on recordings with inspirational artist performers who embody and project all these attributes to demonstrate how such qualities can have a great impact on artistry and how the relentless pursuit of expression, originality, flexibility and ingenuity serves as a model for all to emulate.

Eugene Migliaro Corporon - Biographical Information

Eugene Migliaro Corporon is conductor of the Wind Symphony and Regents Professor of Music at the University of North Texas. As Director of Wind Studies, he guides all aspects of the program, including the masters and doctoral degrees in Wind Conducting. He is a graduate of California State University-Long Beach and Claremont Graduate University. His performances have drawn praise from colleagues, composers, connoisseurs, and music critics alike. His career, which spans 6 decades, began in 1969 as Director of Instrumental Music at Mt. Miguel High School in Spring Valley, CA. He has held collegiate positions since 1971, including California State University-Fullerton, University of Wisconsin, University of Northern Colorado, Michigan State University, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and University of North Texas. He maintains an active guest-conducting schedule and is in demand as a conductor and teacher throughout the world. He is a frequent guest conductor at the Showa University of Music in Kawasaki City, Japan, and has also served as a visiting conductor at the Juilliard School, Interlochen World Center for Arts Education, and Aspen Music Festival and School. He is music director and conductor of the Lone Star (TX) Wind Orchestra. He has recorded over 1000 works, including many premieres and commissions, his groups have released over 150 recordings. Corporon was awarded the Midwest Clinic Medal of Honor in 2015 to recognize his unique service to music education and continuing influence on the development and improvement of bands and orchestras worldwide.