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December, 19, 2024
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM




Reed Chamberlin

Reed Chamberlin

Mark Scatterday

Mark Scatterday

Celebrating the Art of Donald Hunsberger: A Conversation

Clinic Synopsis:

Donald Hunsberger (1932-2023) conducted the Eastman Wind Ensemble from 1965-2002, leading tours across the US, Japan, and southeast Asia. With 14 albums and numerous concerts given, he emphasized artistic standards, orchestration clarity, and a flexible wind ensemble concept. This session will honor his legacy, discussing his curation of programs, recordings, and repertoire, and his unique role as conductor, composer, and pedagogue. Colleagues and students will share memories and insights.

Reed Chamberlin - Biographical Information

Reed Chamberlin serves as Director of Bands and School of Music at the University of Nevada, Reno. Internationally recognized through publications, presentations, and performances, he was honored as a Fennell Conducting Fellow as a doctoral student at the Eastman School of Music and received the Walter Hagen Prize. His scholarly work appears in publications like the WASBE and CBDNA Journals and he has presented at conferences including the CBDNA National Conference, the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and the WASBE and IGEB conferences. In 2023, he was an invited participant in the Warsaw Wind Band Conducting Contest. Under his leadership, the Nevada Wind Ensemble has performed at events such as the College Band Directors National Association Western Division Conference. His recent album, "Ave Maris Stella," demonstrates an innovative approach to wind ensemble arranging and studio production.

Mark Scatterday - Biographical Information

Mark Davis Scatterday, Professor of Conducting at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and conductor of the Eastman Wind Ensemble (EWE), has garnered acclaim worldwide through a host of guest conducting engagements, arrangements, and recordings. He's led the EWE on tours globally, earning praise at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall and Severance Hall. With over 30 premieres of wind ensemble works by notable composers, he's collaborated with esteemed artists like Canadian Brass and Bela Fleck. Notable recordings include Roberto Sierra’s Cancionero Sefardi and Manhattan Music, nominated for Latin Grammy and JUNO awards.