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December, 15, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM


W 184


Shelley Jagow

Shelley Jagow
Richard Saucedo

Richard Saucedo

Making Cents of Intonation, Building Balance, and Taming Tone

Clinic Synopsis:

This clinic will demonstrate the pedagogical techniques to achieving proper intonation, balance, and tone in the ensemble. We will explore ensemble tuning methods, and revisit fundamentals to understanding and developing a mature tone, balance and blend with instrumental ensembles of any level. Free pdf ensemble exercises will be made available to participants.

Shelley Jagow - Biographical Information

Shelley M. Jagow, (Ph. D); Professor of Music at Wright State University (Dayton, OH), is Director of Bands conducting both the Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony, and teaches undergraduate/graduate conducting. She is a Vandoren Artist-Clinician, as well as a music education clinician for Conn-Selmer and Meredith Music/GIA Music. Shelley regularly presents clinics and performances at several Music Educators Conferences across the USA and Canada. Shelley was previously nominated for both the "Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching" Award and the "Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research" Award. She has published numerous articles in periodicals and is a contributing author to both The Music Director’s Cookbook (Meredith Music), and Teaching Music Through Performance in Band (GIA) series. Shelley is the author of Teaching Instrumental Music: Developing the Complete Band Program (2nd edition) (Meredith Music)—a popular textbook for music education degree study across the United States and Canada. Other publications include Tuning for Wind Instruments: A Roadmap to Successful Intonation (Meredith), with accompanying apps for both Android and iOS, Intermediate Studies for Developing Artists on the Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone and Bassoon (Meredith), and The Londeix Lectures—a multi-dvd set archiving the historical lectures of Jean-Marie Londeix (and translated by William Street). Website:

Richard Saucedo - Biographical Information

Richard L. Saucedo retired in 2013 as Director of Bands and Performing Arts Department Chairman at the William H. Duke Center for the Performing Arts at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. During his 31-year tenure, Carmel bands received numerous state, regional and national honors in the areas of concert band, jazz band and marching band. Carmel’s Wind Symphony I performed at the Midwest Clinic in 2005, as Carmel became one of the few schools to win a BOA Grand National Championship and perform at the Midwest Clinic in the same year. The Indiana Bandmasters Association named Mr. Saucedo Indiana’s “Bandmaster of the Year” for 1998-99 and he was named the “Outstanding Music Educator” in the state of Indiana for 2010 by the Indiana Music Educators Association. He was inducted into the Music for All “Hall of Fame” in 2015. Mr. Saucedo is a freelance arranger and composer, having released numerous marching band arrangements, choral arrangements, concert band works and orchestral compositions. He is currently on the writing staff at Hal Leonard Publishing. His concert band works have been performed all over the world. Mr. Saucedo travels the world as an adjudicator, keynote speaker, clinician and guest conductor. He has been an adjudicator, clinician or guest conductor in Singapore, Japan, Australia, Thailand, Canada, China and The Netherlands.