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December, 17, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


W 179


The Conductor’s Toolbox: Beyond Basic Score Study for Busy Educators

Clinic Synopsis:

Jeffrey J Meyer provides strategies for getting beyond basic score study and finding the right tool for the job as efficiently as possible. We will explore these applications in works for concert and marching ensembles.

Jeffrey Meyer - Biographical Information

I am currently the Director of Bands and Brass Studies at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, and I have served on the faculties of El Paso Community College, The University of Guam, Highland Community College, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Additionally, I have provided master classes at Wayland Baptist University, Angelo State University, West Texas A&M University, and I served on the faculty of the First Statewide Band Festival at the Cultural Institute in Tlaxcala City, Mexico. At Sul Ross, I conduct the concert and athletic bands, and I teach all brass instruments. Recently, I served as the conductor/clinician for the 2020 TMEA All-Region 6 Freshman Band in Midland, TX, and the 2019 ATSSB All-Region 22 High School Band in El Paso, TX. I was the tenured principal tubist of the Springfield (MO) Symphony Orchestra, and I have performed as a substitute tubist with the Mexico City Philharmonic, Xalapa Symphony Orchestra, Chihuahua Philharmonic, Juarez Symphony, Roswell Symphony, Mansfield Symphony, and the Fountain City Brass Band, to name a few. I hold the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, Master of Music from Kent State University, and Bachelor of Music from the Eastman School of Music.