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


W 181


Stan Mauldin

Stan Mauldin
Leroy Osmon

Leroy Osmon

Energize Your Program With a Commissioned Piece

Clinic Synopsis:

A commissioned piece is a great way to energize your program in a post pandemic world. Not only is your program adding a wonderful new song to the repertoire, the students gain from the experience of having a new commission written especially for them. Stan Mauldin and Dr. Leroy Osmon will share their experiences over a two-decade relationship that has resulted in over a dozen new pieces added to the repertoire and the uniqueness of a conductor-composer relationship.

Stan Mauldin - Biographical Information

Stan Mauldin, University of Houston graduate, started teaching in 1979 and retired from Seguin (Texas) High School in May 2020. Under his direction, his ensembles were Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band Finalists, two-time UIL State Marching Band Champions, Bands of America Regional Finalists Bands of America Grand Champion National Semifinalists, Winter Guard International (WGI) World Champions, WGI Indoor Percussion World Champions and WGI Winter Winds World Championship Finalists. Additionally, his ensembles performed twice at The Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago and New York’s Carnegie Hall.Stan has experience with drum and bugle corps and recently held the position of Executive Director of the Phantom Regiment and the Director of the Phantom Regiment Academy. He also served as a brass instructor with the Blue Knights from Denver, Colo., and as brass caption head for the Colts from Dubuque, Iowa.In 2018, the Seguin HS Saxophone Ensemble performed at the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis and at the Texas Music Educators Convention in San Antonio.Stan has been published in the “Southwestern Musician,” The Midwest Clinic’s “Motif’s,” and “The Instrumentalist” magazines as well as numerous music websites. In 2003 Mr. Mauldin was awarded the John Phillip Sousa Society “Legion of Honor” and in 2007 the UIL “Sponsor Excellence Award.”  In 2016, Stan was honored to be a Grammy Foundation Music Educator Award Quarterfinalist, has served on the Mid-Texas Symphony Board and is currently serving on the Advisory Board of the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago. 

Leroy Osmon - Biographical Information

Leroy Osmon is an internationally known composer that is presently living in Mexico. His published compositions, in 2021, number more than 140 and are published by ALRY PUBLICATIONS, RBC Publications, TRN Music, Southern Music Company (Hal Leonard), Peer Music (NY), Tuba Euphonium Press and G&M Publications of London.  Osmon receives commissions for all music genres and he has received the ASCAP Standard Music Award for Composition 26 times and the Medallion La Ville De Contrexeville (Contrexeville, France) twice. His band and chamber works have been performed at every major music conference in the United States. Dr. Osmon has had twenty-two performances of his music at the prestigious Midwest International Music Clinic in Chicago. Leroy Osmon was one of 5 composers selected to have their music studied and presented at the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles’ 1988 conference in Manchester, England. Paula Crider, then University of Texas director, presented his Symphony for Winds and Percussion at the WASBE conference.   In 2004 Osmon received two Grammy List nominations (“Best Classical Performance” by a small ensemble and “Best Classical Album”) and in 2008 “The Music of Leroy Osmon, Vol. IV” received a Grammy List nomination for “Best Classical Album”.  The Symphony No. 4 (The Music of Leroy Osmon, Vol. VI) and the Charuhas: Sinfonia Concertante for 10 Musicians (The Music of Leroy Osmon, Vol. 7) have received a total of 7 Grammy Entry List Nominations, including Best Classical chamber album and Best New Composition. Zeraim (from the Book of Ruth) and Charuhas: Sinfonia Concertante for 10 Musicians have both received Pulitizer Nominations.