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The Midwest Clinic has developed and grown into a phenomenal international get-together, and it’s easy to lose track of important and significant happenings during this stellar music education event. Use this handy day-by-day schedule of events to keep track of everything you want to see, from individual clinics to performances. The Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic only happens once a year, so make the most of your time with us!

Wednesday, December 15
8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. The U.S. Army Field Band Chamber Ensemble
Col. Jim R. Keene, conductor(s)
375 AB
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Clinic
Orchestra in Motion; How to Enhance Your Orchestra Program with Strolling Strings
Matthew Radspinner, clinician

W 176
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Mansfield Wind Symphony
Brian Merrill, Director
375 E

Perrysburg High School Select Strings
Michael Smith, Director
W 190

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Affirming and Supporting Minoritized Students in Tangible, Actionable Ways – ACCESS MIDWEST: A VIP Backstage Tour
William L. Lake, Jr., clinician

LaToya A. Webb, clinician
Emily Mariko Eng, clinician
W 181

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Contemplation - Story Tellers and Guides: The Impact of Artistry
Eugene Migliaro Corporon, clinician

W 185

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Hands-on Percussion for the Non-Percussion Educator: Basics of Snare and Mallets
Justin Koszarek, clinician

Peggy Bonner, clinician
Brandon Estes, clinician
Adam Hill, clinician
James Yakas, clinician
W 193

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Making Your “Garden” Grow: Instilling a Growth Mindset To Foster Motivation, Leadership, and Musicianship
Arris Golden, clinician

Tiffany Hitz, clinician
W 187

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Managing the Architecture of an Artistic Organization
Cecilia Clark, clinician

W 192

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The Ringmaster: Programming, Rehearsing, and Conducting for the Beginning Band
Nicholas Greeson, clinician

W 179

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Young, Dumb and Broke: Reflecting on the First 10 Years of Teaching
Robert Truan, clinician

W 184
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. La Cueva High School Jazz Band 1
John Converse, Director
W 196
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Clinic
Trumpet Pedagogy from Day One
Freddy Martin, clinician

W 186
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Byron Nelson High School Symphony Orchestra
Gary Keller, Director
375 AB
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Clinic
DIG DEEP: Concepts for optimal support in wind playing
Imani Winds, clinician

W 184

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Music Technology 101: The Basics of Music Recording, Creating, and Production
Heath Jones, clinician

W 187

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Sensory Friendly Concerts for Your School
Caroline Hand, clinician

Douglas Droste, clinician
Amy Hourigan, clinician
W 185

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Strategies, Perspectives and Demonstration for a Life in Jazz Performance and Education
Charles "Chip" McNeill, clinician

Joel Spencer, clinician
Larry Gray, clinician
Tito Carrillo, clinician
Joan Hickey, clinician
Barrington Coleman, clinician
Jim Pugh, clinician
Ron Bridgewater, clinician
John "Chip" Stephens, clinician
W 192

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The 12-Month Musician Versus the 9-Month Musician: Strategies for Fostering Musical Growth Over the Summer Months
Jeffrey Loeffert, clinician

Geoffrey Deibel, clinician
Kimberly Goddard Loeffert, clinician
Joseph Lulloff, clinician
John Nichol, clinician
Jonathan Nichol, clinician
W 181

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The Modern Band Transcription
Jay Bocook, clinician

Hannah Carlson, clinician
W 179

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The NBA at 60: The Past, Present, and Future of the National Band Association
Scott Tobias, clinician

Rick Good, clinician
Roy Holder, clinician
David Gregory, clinician
John Culvahouse, clinician
Linda Moorhouse, clinician
Thomas Fraschillo, clinician
Scott Casagrande, clinician
James Keene, clinician
W 176
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Clinic
Trombone Pedagogy from Day One
Chip DeStefano, clinician

W 186
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Philharmonic
Eric McAllister, Director
375 E

Mountain Ridge High School Saxophone Quartet
Aaron Vogel, Director
W 190
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Clinic
A Music Technology Curriculum You AND Your Students Will Enjoy!
Gil Johnson, clinician

W 179

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Crowd-Sourcing: Ideas for Moving Rehearsals Beyond the Basics to Engage and Inspire the 21st Century Student
Cynthia Johnston Turner, clinician

Connie Frigo, clinician
W 187

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It Takes a Village: The Importance of a Mentor/Consultant
Jason Finnels, clinician

Ethan Gula, clinician
Cindy Bulloch, clinician
W 185

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Making Cents of Intonation, Building Balance, and Taming Tone
Shelley Jagow, clinician

Richard Saucedo, clinician
W 184

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My Circus!! Recruitment and Retention - How Do We Get Them? How Do We Keep Them?
Rebecca Warren, clinician

W 192
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Clinic
Day One Clinic - Tuba/Euphonium
Genevieve Clarkson, clinician

W 186
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Clinic
Muscleship: The Often Overlooked Foundational Element of Performance Teachnique
Kathleen Horvath, clinician

W 193
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Harwood Junior High School Percussion Ensemble
Doyle Bellville, Director
W 183
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Harlingen High School Honors Jazz Band
Maria Coronado, Director
W 196

North Hardin High School Wind Symphony
Brian Froedge, Director
375 AB

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What You Need to Know if You are Applying to Perform at Midwest
Rodney Dorsey, clinician

W 182
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Clinic
Day One Clinic - Horn
Karen Houghton, clinician

Janet B. Nye, clinician
W 186
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Clinic
Middle School String Orchestra Rehearsal Lab
Georgia Ekonomou, clinician

W 176
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Clinic
Audience Engagement – Considerations for Music Performance
Craig Kirchhoff, clinician

Shanti C. Simon, clinician
W 185

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Culture Building: Emerging From COVID-19 With Excellence and Community
David Montgomery, clinician

W 179

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Getting Your Band Program Back Up on Its Feet: Systemic and Artistic Motivations To Inspire Your Students To Get Back in Shape
Scott Casagrande, clinician

W 184

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In the Footsteps of Sousa: Forty-two Years of Leading the “President’s Own”
Terry Austin, clinician

Colonel (retired) John Bourgeois, clinician
Colonel (retired) Timothy Foley, clinician
Colonel (retired) Michael Colburn, clinician
Colonel Jason Fettig, clinician
W 187

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Surpassing La Cucaracha and Mexican Hat Dance: The Importance of Diversifying Mexican-Inspired Repertoire
Sixto Montesinos, clinician

W 181
4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Clinic
SHOP Talk: Show Me How To Get the Money – A New Look at Federal Funds for Music Education
Heather Mansell, clinician

Dr. Dave Gerhart, clinician
W 193
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Walton High School Chamber Orchestra
Perry Holbrook, Director
W 190

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Playing JAZZ is Easy
jamey aebersold, clinician

W 192
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Imani Winds
NA, conductor(s)
375 E
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Highland High School Symphonic Strings
Bill Bitter, Director
W 183

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Are We Teaching the Music or the Musician?
Dominic Talanca, clinician

W 181

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Beyond the Token: Asian Perspectives in Wind Band Music
Jason Nam, clinician

Catharine Sinon Bushman, clinician
Vu Nguyen, clinician
Viet Cuong, clinician
Cait Nishimura, clinician
Jennifer Jolley, clinician
Aakash Mittal, clinician
W 176

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Building Firm Foundations for the Beginning Percussionist
John Bingaman, clinician

W 185

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Clarinet 102
Christopher Ayer, clinician

W 193

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Conversation, Questions and Answers With Composer Eric Whitacre
Eric Whitacre, clinician

W 184

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Improving the Sound and Efficiency of High Register Brass Playing
Drew Leslie, clinician

Stanley Curtis, clinician
John McGuire, clinician
W 179
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. The U.S. Army Field Band
Col. Jim R. Keene, conductor(s)
375 AB
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. String Director's Reception featuring: Harlem Quartet
NA, conductor(s)
W 190
7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. UNT Two O'clock lab band
Rob Parton, Director
W 196

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Thursday, December 16
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Clinic
Tips, Tricks, and Tools for a Better Percussion Section
Chip Birkner, clinician

Scott Baldwin, clinician
W 187

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Upper Strings Boot Camp-Keep Your Students in Great Playing Shape!
Nicole DeGuire, clinician

W 193
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Clinic
Top 10 Jazz Band Essentials
Don Zentz, clinician

W 192
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Clinic
5 Concepts To Build Ensemble Awareness
Matthew Dockendorf, clinician

W 179

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Carl St. Clair and Jerry Junkin A Coincidence of Careers- University of Michigan- 1982-84
Jerry Junkin, clinician

Carl St. Clair, clinician
W 184

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Help for the Horns!
Keith Griffis, clinician

W 176

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Am I Providing Opportunities Reflecting All?
Lori Schwartz Reichl, clinician

W 181
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Atlanta Wind Symphony
David Kehler, Director
375 AB

Keller High School Wind Ensemble
Mark McGahey, Director
375 E

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The Right Finger on the Right Spot
Matthew Spieker, clinician

W 186
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Clinic
SHOP Talk: The 21st Century Cymbal Player
Glenn Paulson, clinician

W 193
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Clinic
WANTED: Perfect Piece for My Orchestra - Strategies for Selecting the Perfect Repertoire for Your Orchestra!
James Mick, clinician

Brenda Brenner, clinician
David Pope, clinician
W 187
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 p.m. Vela Jazz I
Erika R. Uribe, Director
W 196
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Clinic
Better Saxophone Sounds, Classical and Jazz: Advanced Techniques for Beginners and Fundamental Techniques for Professionals
Sam Fagaly, clinician

W 179

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Developing Discovery Mindsets Beyond Covid: A Tale of Two Districts
Nola Jones, clinician

Dru Davison, clinician
Jager Loyde, clinician
Thomas Turpin, clinician
Ollie Liddell, clinician
W 185

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Jamming With Your Ensemble: Leading Students To Create Original Music in Real-Time, Virtually or In-Person
Joseph Sowa, clinician

Benjamin Taylor, clinician
W 184

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New Wine in Old Bottles! Practical and Relevant Ways To Implement Educational Technology in the Performance Based Classroom
Stephen Keys, clinician

W 176

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Team Teaching in the Bandroom: Working Together to Sound Better
Evan Burton, clinician

Katherine Aydelott, clinician
Carol Strayer, clinician
W 181
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Clinic
Teaching Double Bass Technique Through Orchestral Excerpts for Beginning and Intermediate Bassists
Sidney King, clinician

W 186
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Clinic
The Midwest Jazz Interview
Frank Alkyer, clinician

W 192
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Tex Hill Middle School Band
Kim Rosenberg, Director
W 183
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Axiom Brass
N/A, Director
W 190
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Clinic
The Time Signature – How Life Experiences Have Shaped Perspective, Success, and Longevity for 50 Educators Over the Age of 50
Sue Samuels, clinician

W 187
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Allen High School Symphony Orchestra
David DeVoto, Director
375 E

Leander High School Wind Ensemble
Robert Selaiden, Director
375 AB

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A Interview-Conversation With Richard and Cheryl Floyd
Tim Lautzenheiser, clinician

Cheryl Floyd, clinician
Richard Floyd, clinician
W 185

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Do You Hear What I Hear? Lessons Learned From Master Musicians
Jeffrey King, clinician

W 184

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Flow: The Secret to Getting Your Students “In the Zone”
Daniel Cook, clinician

W 176

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Rural Schools in Times of Change: Cultivating a Framework for Students To Become Their Best Selves
Carol King Chipman, clinician

W 181

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What About the Composer?
Vanessa Rose, clinician

Weston Sprott, clinician
Christopher Yee, clinician
Jasmine Britt, clinician
Jonathan Villela, clinician
Jennifer Jolley, clinician
W 179
12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Clinic
SHOP Talk: ABC’s for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year Band Directors
Chandler Wilson, clinician

W 193
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Mundelein High School Jazz Ensemble
Andy Sturgeon, Director
W 196

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3-D Assessment in Young Ensembles: Reflecting, Assessing, and Giving Feedback in a Changing Environment
Wendy Barden, clinician

W 186
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Clinic
Orchestra Reading Session
Frank Lestina, clinician

W 192
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Kleb Chamber Orchestra
Dawn Herron, Director
W 190
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Cedar Ridge High School Saxophone Choir
Arminda M Velasquez, Director
W 183

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Army Field Band about "Military Bands" featuring all Premier Band Commanders
Colonel Jim R. Keene, clinician

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, clinician
Captain Kenneth C. Collins, clinician
Colonel Don Schofield, clinician
Colonel Andrew Esch, clinician
Commander Adam Williamson, clinician
W 181

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Connecting With Your Voice: The Enhancement of Brass Performance Through Vocal Techniques
Peyden Shelton, clinician

Rachel Holland, clinician
W 186

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Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable: Being an Ally of Our Students
Joshua Johnson, clinician

Barry Houser, clinician
W 187

Clinic
Teaching Bassoon & Oboe Reed Adjusting Virtually: A Guide for Music Educators
Jennifer Auerbach, clinician

Sally Bohls, clinician
W 185

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The Process: What Coaches Can Teach Us About Building a Better Band
Jonathan Whitaker, clinician

Jeremy Crawford, clinician
W 176

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The Rural and Urban School Venn Diagram
Amy Heavilin, clinician

Aaron Burkhart, clinician
W 179
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Aledo Middle School Honor Winds
Joey Qualls, Director
375 E
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Clinic
Jazz Education, a Teacher’s College to Getting “It” in Your Band Hall
Ronnie Rios, clinician

W 192
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic feat. University of Louisville Symphony Orchestra
Orbert Davis, Director
375 AB
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Clinic
High School Full Orchestra Rehearsal Lab
Carl St.Clair, clinician

Maura Brown, clinician
Ron Fiorito, clinician

 

W 184
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Clinic
Cool Warm-Ups for Middle School Orchestra
Anne Marie Patterson, clinician

W 193

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Creating Habits of Success in the Young Band
Scott Rush, clinician

Jeff Scott, clinician
Marguerite Wilder, clinician
W 179

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Enhance Expression With Efficient Listening; Small Doses, Big Results
Jim Childers, clinician

W 181

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Eyes Up! Ears Open! Retaining More Members with Inspired Rehearsal Planning!
Wendy Bauer Reeves, clinician

W 176

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Organizational Tools for the Motivated Music Director
Michael Oubre, clinician

W 185

Clinic
Play On! A Marine Musician’s Journey From the Bayou to the White House
John Bourgeois, clinician

Paula Crider, clinician
W 186

Clinic
The ABC's of the Instrumental Classroom
Holly McCoy, clinician

W 187
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. The University of Arkansas at Monticello Jazz One
Jason Smith, Director
W 196
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Clinic
Brassword-A Holophrastic Approach to Teaching Brass
Scott Watson, clinician

W 192
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Clinic
Hearing Your Band in Technicolor
James Barnes, clinician

Kristy Jones, clinician
Cleveland High School
W 184
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Arlington High School Philharmonia Strings
Jonathan Handman, Director
W 190
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Athena Brass Band
Jessica Sneeringer, Director
W 183

Fairfax Wind Symphony
Stan Schoonover, Director
375 E
7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. The U.S. Army Blues
Chief Warrant Officer Two Benjamin W. McMillan, Musical Director, conductor(s)
W 196
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The Dallas Winds
Jerry Junkin, conductor(s)
375 AB

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Friday, December 17
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Cabin John Middle School Advanced Orchestra
Scott Herman, Director
W 183
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Eastern Wind Symphony
Todd Nichols, Director
375 AB

Wakeland High School Percussion Ensemble
Brian Teed, Director
W 190

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Beyond the edTPA: A “Baker’s Dozen” Worth of Tips for the New Teacher
Robert Johnston, clinician

Robert Corbino, clinician
W 187

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Building From the Ground Up: A Successful Blueprint Created for Middle School Band Programs
Mary Crandell, clinician

Deb Dunn, clinician
W 184

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Flute 101: Tips and Tricks of the Trade To Ensure a Better Flute Section
Townes Osborn Miller, clinician

W 193

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Leadership in the Marching Band: Bringing the Best to Your Program
Gary Smith, clinician

W 181

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Show Them You Know Them: Building an Inclusive, Student-Centered Music Program
Cliff Croomes, clinician

Kaitlin Bove, clinician
Kelvin Jones, clinician
Benjamin Lorenzo, clinician
W 179

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Swinging the Basie Way - Count Basie Rhythm
Count Basie Rhytm, clinician

W 196

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Swinging the Basie Way - Count Basie Trombones
Count Basie Trombones, clinician

W 192

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The Horizon Leans Forward - A Panel Discussion on the Issues of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the Wind Band Field
Erik Leung, clinician

Alex Shapiro, clinician
Courtney Snyder, clinician
Alfred Watkins, clinician
Rob Taylor, clinician
Jodie Blackshaw, clinician
W 176
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Stiles Middle School Honors Band
Darcy Vogt Williams, Director
375 E
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Clinic
Hindsight Is 20/20: A Vision To Build a Stronger Beginner String Foundation
Anna Radspinner, clinician

W 186
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Clinic
SHOP Talk: Critical Conversations on DEI and Culturally Responsive Teaching
Ingrid Larragoity-Martin, clinician

W 193
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Clinic
Embedding Social Emotional Learning in Instrumental Music Education
Scott Edgar, clinician

Bob Morrison, clinician
Brian Balmages, clinician
Cait Nishimura, clinician
Richard Saucedo, clinician
Alex Shapiro, clinician
Jim Stephenson, clinician
Omar Thomas, clinician
W 176

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Energize Your Program With a Commissioned Piece
Stan Mauldin, clinician

Leroy Osmon, clinician
W 181

Clinic
I Have To Teach WHAT? Band Director's Guide to Teaching Beginning Strings
Barbera Secrist-Schmedes, clinician

W 192

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Redefining Student Practice
Candi Granlund, clinician

W 187

Clinic
Strategies for Developing Intonation in the Orchestra Rehearsal
David Pope, clinician

W 184

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Strategies for Rebuilding Music Programs in the New Era
David Vandewalker, clinician

W 185

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The Army Blues Jazz Reading Session
The Army Blues, clinician

W 196

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The Conductor’s Toolbox: Beyond Basic Score Study for Busy Educators
Jeffrey Meyer, clinician

W 179
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Clinic
Trumpet Pedagogy from Day One
Freddy Martin, clinician

W 186
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Clinic
SHOP Talk: Keyboard Percussion Fundamentals: Sharpening Your Sight-Reading Skills
Oliver Molina, clinician

W 193
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. North Forney High School Percussion Ensemble
Jim Gist, Director
W 190
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Central Washington University Symphony Orchestra
Nikolas Caoile, Director
375 E

VanderCook College of Music Symphonic Band
Alexander Kaminsky, Director
375 AB
12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Clinic
Trombone Pedagogy from Day One
Chip DeStefano, clinician

W 186
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Clinic
Conductor as an Architect of Sound
James Jordan, clinician

W 181

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Focus on What You Can Do, Not on What You Can’t: Modifying Your Music Curriculum in Meaningful Ways
Timothy Oliver, clinician

Sarah Labovitz, clinician
W 187

Clinic
Gems, Jalopies, & Juggernauts Selecting Appropriate High-Quality Wind Band Performance Literature for Your Ensembles
Edward Protzman, clinician

W 179

Clinic
Mind the Gap: Tools for Small Bands To Play With Big Sounds
Trudy Fraase Wolf, clinician

W 185

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Swinging the Basie Way - Count Basie Saxes
Count Basie Saxes, clinician

W 192
12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Clinic
Reading Session - Band
Bryan Miller, clinician

W 184
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Clinic
But We Learned This Already!” Back to the Basics for Students Who Already “Know It All
Jeremy Woolstenhulme, clinician

W 193
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Clinic
SHOP Talk: Don't Eat Cat Food When You're 65: A Discussion About Personal Finance for New Teachers!
Danh Pham, clinician

W 186
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Jazz Band
Patrick Bowen, Director
W 196
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pure Winds
Pure Winds, Director
W 183

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Building a Nationally-Recognized Music Program: It’s All About Collaborative Structures!
Michael Stone, clinician

Annamarie Bollino, clinician
Lance Nielsen, clinician
W 185

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From Stonemason to Sculptor: Blend, Shape, and Direction
Gerry Miller, clinician

W 187

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Preserve and Protect Your Music Program a Real-Life Approach to Practical Advocacy
Mary Luehrsen, clinician

W 179

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Shifting Essentials
Rachelle Puccini, clinician

W 181

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The Professional Balancing Act: Teaching Effectively With a Side Hustle
Susan Smith, clinician

Jacob Kohut, clinician
Steve Graves, clinician
Jerell Horton, clinician
Savannah Cole, clinician
W 176
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Stephen F. Austin High School Percussion Ensemble
Andres E. Aya, Director
W 190

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Fine Tuning Ensemble Culture: Intentionally Creating a Positive Community Through Conversation and Collaboration
Jared Cassedy, clinician

Allison Lacasse, clinician
Matthew Arau, clinician
W 184
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Walsh Middle School Honor Band
Jennifer Bergeron, Director
375 E
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Wakeland HS Wind Symphony
Tanner Smith, Director
375 AB

Clinic
Swinging the Basie Way - Count Basie Trumpets
Count Basie Trumpets, clinician

W 192
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Clinic
Day One Clinic - Horn
Karen Houghton, clinician

Janet B. Nye, clinician
W 186
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Clinic
Terrific Tips and Rehearsal Strategies for Middle School Orchestra
Becky Bush, clinician

W 193
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Clinic
Articulation, Balance and Blend With Keyboard Percussion Instruments in Concert Band
Mark Ford, clinician

W 179

Clinic
My Instrument Isn't Working...What Now? Wind Instrument Repair Techniques for the Music Educator.
Chad Walker, clinician

W 181

Clinic
Out of the Womb & Into the Classroom: A Panel Discussion
Shiree Williams, clinician

Jessica Lee Gonzales, clinician
Zach Santos, clinician
Jennifer Hanford, clinician
W 185

Clinic
Relate, Retain and Recruit! A Practical Discussion of Connecting and Retaining Students in Challenging Times.
Jeff Harper, clinician

W 176

Clinic
Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say: Purposeful Gestural and Verbal Communication in Ensemble Settings
Devin Otto, clinician

W 187
4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Clinic
Day One Clinic - Tuba/Euphonium
Genevieve Clarkson, clinician

W 186
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Clinic
High School String Orchestra Rehearsal Lab
Ryan Ross, clinician

Anne Tschetter, clinician
Zac Coudret, clinician

Ryan Ross, high school clinician, is Director of Orchestras at Plano West Senior High School (TX) and Music Director of the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra; he has led four TMEA Honor Orchestras. The demonstration ensemble is the Penn High School Orchestra from Mishawaka, IN; Anne Marie Tschetter, director, and Zac Coudret, assistant director. The rehearsal laboratory offers an insider’s perspective of a master teacher at work. Structured as a public clinic, the session features proven rehearsal techniques addressing such elements as tone, intonation, rhythm, bowing, and expression. Attendee seating virtually surrounds the ensemble, enabling audience members to choose nearly any vantage point from which to observe the conductor.

W 184
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Ensemble I
Brian Gorrell, conductor(s)
W 196
5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Texas A&M University-Kingsville Select Trombone Choir
Dr. Oscar Diaz, Jr., Director
W 183
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Klein High School Chamber Orchestra
Creston Herron, Director
W 190

Vandegrift High School Wind Ensemble
Mike Howard, Director
375 E
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The Count Basie Orchestra
Scotty Barnhart, conductor(s)
375 AB

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Saturday, December 18
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Lockport Township High School Wind Symphony
Brian Covey, Director
375 E
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Reynolds Conducting Institute Concert
H. Robert Reynolds, conductor(s)

Taking place during the 75th annual conference, the Reynolds Conducting Institute will be held Thursday, December 16th through the noon Saturday, December 18th at McCormick Place West in Chicago. Clinicians for the 3rd annual Institute will be H. Robert Reynolds and  Craig Kirchhoff 


W 183
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Brass Band of Battle Creek
Michael J. Garasi, conductor(s)
375 AB

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*Conference events are subject to change.