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December, 21, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM




Jon Bubbett

Jon Bubbett

Taking the Fear Out of the Mystery: An Approach to Sight Reading at Music Performance Assessment

Clinic Synopsis:

This presentation will provide directors with a comprehensive approach in preparing their ensembles for sight reading at music performance assessments. Directors will learn to efficiently and effectively prepare their ensembles using exercises developed using the UIL Band Sight Reading Criteria. With the use of a demonstration group, directors will have the opportunity to observe an all-year approach to ensemble preparation and a time-tested and proven process for use in the sight-reading room.

Jon Bubbett - Biographical Information

Jon Bubbett received his BMEd from Troy State University, Troy, AL in 1981 and his MMEd in 1989 from VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, IL. His career spanned thirty-eight years, with the last twenty-six at Thompson High School in Alabaster, AL. His bands have performed in a variety of venues across the southeast, most notably the Thompson High School Wind Ensemble performed for the Music for All National Concert Band Festival in (2011, 2015) and the Alabama Music Educators Association In Service Conference (1997, 2009, 2014, 2019). He has served as a clinician participant for the Alabama Music Educators Association In Service Conference and The Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic. In addition, he has served as the rehearsal assistant at the Music for All Honor Band of America since 2016. Both now and before his retirement from public education, Mr. Bubbett has had concert band and ensemble music published through Excelcia Music Publishing, RWS Music Eighth Note Publishing companies, and his website