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Wind Conducting Conference

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Third Annual Conductors Conference
March 12 – 15, 2015

This is a four-day intensive session designed for teachers and conductors at all levels. We will explore the Art of Conducting and the Art of Teaching, working to help everyone improve their skills and understanding in a positive learning environment. The conference will be led by Dr. Eddie Smith, professor of music and director of bands at the University of Redlands. Guest clinicians are Gregg Hanson, University of Arizona, and Dr. Victor Markovich, Wichita State University.

$300 for conducting participants (accepted on a first-come, first-served basis)
$175 for observers

Registration form (pdf)

Clinicians:
Gregg Hanson - University of Arizona, Director of Bands
Dr. Victor Markovich - Wichita State University, Director of Bands/Winds and Percussion Studies
Dr. Eddie R. Smith - University of Redlands, Director of Bands/Assistant Dean

Schedule:

Thursday, March 12    
5 p.m. Opening Dinner 
7 - 10 p.m. Conducting Session 
Friday, March 13   
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Conducting Session
2 - 4:30 p.m. Conducting Session
4:30- 6 p.m. Lecture
Saturday, March 14
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Conducting Session
2 - 4:30 p.m. Conducting Session
4:30 - 6 p.m. Lecture
Sunday, March 15
11 a.m. Lecture
12:30 - 3 p.m. Conducting Session
3 p.m. Closing comments

Conference Repertoire:

University of Redlands Wind Ensemble
TBD

University of Redlands Chamber Winds Ensemble (U of R Faculty)
TBD

Scores are available from M-R Music, Inc. Jeff Gerard
Phone: 314-291-4686
Fax: 314-291-4166


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