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December, 20, 2022
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM




Josue Jimenez Morales

Josue Jimenez Morales

Optimize Your Practice: The Importance of Deliberate Practice and Immediate Feedback for All Brass Players

Clinic Synopsis:

Being able to have a clear goal for your practice session and receive immediate feedback is crucial for optimizing and being efficient with your practice. Young students have awareness they need to improve certain area of their playing, but they are not able to identify the root of the problem nor have a clear understanding of how to practice and improve it. Therefore, they spend a lot of their personal time practicing incorrectly and developing/reinforcing bad habits.

Josue Jimenez Morales - Biographical Information

Josue Jimenez was born in San Jose, Costa Rica. He is currently an Adjunct Professor for Tuba and Euphonium at Austin Peay State University and Tennessee State University. He has performed with The Cleveland Orchestra, Palm Beach Opera, Cleveland Opera Theater and Atlantic Classical Orchestra, among others. He is also a recipient of the Cleveland Institute of Music Future of Music Faculty Fellowship, an initiative to elevate Black and Latinx educators within the music academy. He has given masterclasses in Costa Rica, United States, Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Belize Colombia and Trinidad and Tobago. Jimenez is an Associate Member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and he also serves as faculty for the pre-college department at Indiana University for the College Audition Preparation Workshop. He was previously an Associate Instructor at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he is currently a candidate for the doctorate degree in music performance with a minor in music education. His main teachers include Andres Porras, Kenneth Amis, Yasuhito Sugiyama, Daniel Perantoni and Demondrae Thurman.