2018 Band All State Clinic

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2018 All-State Audition Preparation Clinic
November 3, 2018
Noon - 3 PM

A clinic on how to prepare for the ATSSB and TPSMEA high school audition etudes.

Concordia University's applied music faculty and guest instrumentalists will provide expert advice on this year's ATSSB and TPSMEA audition music. Emphasis will be placed on All-Region and All-State etude preparation, tone production, technique development, scales, and audition readiness. Students should bring instruments, music, a wire music stand, and be prepared to play.

Percussionists:  Concordia University has a limited number of percussion instruments available for student use, but all percussionists should bring their own sticks and mallets.

Schedule of Events:

11:30 AM: Registration – Building B
12:00 PM: Performance of Etudes by faculty and guest artists.
12:15 - 3 PM:  Clinic and workshop on audition etudes and audition preparation 

Free visitor and bus parking available.
Campus security will direct you to the proper location upon arrival.


Flute:                Ann Kjerulf Knien - Adjunct Professor of Flute
Oboe:               TBD
Clarinet:           Julie Linder-Gaulin - Adjunct Professor of Clarinet
Bassoon:         Julia Windle Littleton – Principal Bassoonist, Round Rock Symphony
Saxophone:     Dr. Sunil Gadgil – Director, Sax Pro Workshops
Trumpet:          Michael Arnold – Principal Trumpet, Round Rock Symphony
French Horn:   Paul Blackstone – Principal Horn, Round Rock Symphony
Trombone:       Dr. Billy Gayman – Bass Trombone, Round Rock Symphony
Euphonium:     Brett Blackstone – Professional Euphonium Instructor in Austin, TX
Tuba:                TBD
Percussion:     Ian Fry – Director, All Rhythms Music Education Program