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The Texas Bandmasters Annual Convention / Clinic

2015 Convention Schedule


2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Christine Cumberledge

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Manuel San Luis

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jessica Shin

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Danny Diosdado

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jonathan Kelly

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Cindy Lansford

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Melodianne Mallow

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jolette Wine

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

John Mlynczak

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Charles West

Recipient of the VCUArts faculty Award of Excellence, Charles West has taught all five woodwinds on the university level and has performed professionally on four of five woodwinds for over four decades. He has been a Fulbright Scholar, International Clarinet Association President, Principal or Bass Clarinet in six professional orchestras on two continents, and has recorded repertoire on the Klavier, Wilson Audiophile, Centaur, CRI and Crystal labels and on a Grammy Award-winning Telarc CD. He has held professorships in three North American universities, and guest residencies in South America, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and China. West served as Coordinator of Winds & Percussion at Virginia Commonwealth University for 28 years, is artist-clinician for the Buffet Group, Conductor of the Youth Orchestra of Central Virginia and author of three Meredith Music Publications: WOODWIND METHODS: An Essential Resource for Educators, Conductors and Students, WOODWIND INSTRUMENTS: Purchasing, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and More, and THE WOODWIND PLAYER’S COOKBOOK: Creative Recipes for a Successful Performance.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Larry Livingston - TBA Featured Clinician

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Meredith Bates Bishop

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Jennifer Auerbach

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Sally Bohls

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Tracy Harris

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Jim Frankel

Dr. Jim Frankel is the Head of Digital Education for the Music Sales Group, and Director of MusicFirst. Previously, he was the Managing Director of SoundTree, the Educational Division of Korg USA, and before that he was the instrumental and general music teacher at the Franklin Avenue Middle School in Franklin Lakes, NJ for 11 of his 15 years in the NJ Public Schools. He completed his Masters Degree and Doctor of Education degrees in Music Education at Teachers College, Columbia in 2002. He has been teaching courses on music technology at TC since 1999. Dr. Frankel is a published author in various state, national and international journals of music education. In addition, Dr. Frankel is a highly sought-after clinician in the local, national and international music education communities. He is on the Board of Directors for TI:ME and is the past president of ATMI. 

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

David Puckett

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Larry Livingston - TBA Featured Clinician

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Holly Wardell

Holly Wardell is a Shareholder in her Austin office. Holly graduated cum laude from Texas Wesleyan University in 1992 and earned her Juris Doctorate from The University of Texas School of Law in 1996. Holly has an impressive litigation background in whistleblower cases and civil rights cases including gender, race, and national origin, and disability discrimination claims. Her work on position statements, motions, and briefs has resulted in numerous victories for school districts at every level conceivable. Additionally, she regularly attends ARD and Section 504 Committee meetings and represents clients at due process hearings. Holly's outgoing personality, enthusiasm, and thoroughness combine to make her a popular lecturer on a variety of topics related to school law, including special education, Section 504, education records, sexual harassment, student discipline, and search and seizure. Holly has published numerous articles for state and firm publications on special education and other issues. Holly is licensed to practice law in all Texas state courts; the United States District Courts for the Western, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas; the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys, School Law, Administrative, and Labor and Employment Law Sections of the Texas Bar, Texas Council of School Attorneys, and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel. Holly has also served on the State Bar's Disabilities Issues Committee and the Texas Education Agency's State Supervision Committee & Complaints Management System.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Evan Fletcher

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Kathy Johnson

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jed Maus

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Tommy Moore

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jason Robb

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser

Tim Lautzenheiser began his teaching career at Northern Michigan University. He then moved to the University of Missouri, and from there to New Mexico State University. During that time, Tim developed highly acclaimed groups in both instrumental and vocal music. Following his tenure in the college band directing world, he spent three years with McCormick’s Enterprises working as Executive Director of Bands of America. In 1981, Tim created Attitude Concepts for Today, Inc., an organization designed to manage the many requests for teacher inservice workshops, student leadership seminars, and convention speaking engagements focusing on the area of effective leadership training. After thirty-plus years of clinic presentations, some three million students have experienced one of his popular sessions. Tim presently serves as Vice President of Education for Conn-Selmer, Inc. He is a nationally recognized voice touting the importance of arts education for every child. His books, produced by G.I.A. Publications, Inc., continue to be bestsellers in the educational community. He is also co-author of popular band method, Essential Elements, as well as the Senior Educational Consultant for Hal Leonard, Inc. Tim is also the Senior Educational Advisor for Music for All, and NAMM (The National Association of Music Merchants). He holds degrees from Ball State University and the University of Alabama; in 1995 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the VanderCook College of Music. He continues to teach as an adjunct faculty member at: Ball State University, Indiana-Purdue/Ft. Wayne University, and Butler University. In addition, he is a member of the Midwest Clinic Board of Directors and the Western International Band Clinic/American Band College Board of Directors. He is presently the Chair of the National Association for Music Education Music Honor Society (Tri-M).

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Don Haynes, Jr.

Don Haynes served as the Director of Bands at LBJ High School in Austin, Texas for 40 years. During his tenure, the LBJ Band earned many sweepstakes honors, and proudly performed across the globe including ambassador trips to Beijing, China, London, England, Paris, France, and Rome, Italy. Mr. Haynes was awarded the prestigious Texas UIL “Denius Award” in 1994, which is presented to Texas’ top UIL sponsors. At LBJ High School, his colleagues selected him “Teacher of the Year” four times. He was recognized as the Outstanding Community Leader (Austin) in 2015. He is frequently invited to serve as an adjudicator for competitions, and now serves in the role of music consultant for schools across Texas. Mr. Haynes has become a motivational speaker for young leaders in the band and music industry. He is a practicing Life Coach with a focus on music educators.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Sharon Kalisek

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Chris Meredith

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Darcy Williams

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Kim Cooley

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Rob Chilton

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Rylon Guidry

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Andy Sealy

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Mark Teal

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Tanner Trigg

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Brent Biskup

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

William Martin

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Brian Balmages - TBA Featured Composer

Brian Balmages (b. 1975) is an award-winning composer, conductor, producer, and performer. His music for winds, brass, and orchestra has been performed throughout the world with commissions ranging from elementary schools to professional orchestras. World premieres have included prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. His music was also performed as part of the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service, which was attended by both President Obama and Vice President Biden. He received his bachelor’s degree in music from James Madison University and his master’s degree from the University of Miami in Florida. He is a recipient of the prestigious A. Austin Harding Award from the American School Band Directors Association and in 2016 was awarded the James Madison University Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Visual and Performing Arts (the first year the award was given). In the same year, he was commissioned by his other alma mater, the University of Miami, to compose music for the inauguration of the institution’s 6th president, Dr. Julio Frenk.
As a conductor, Mr. Balmages enjoys regular engagements with all-state and region bands and orchestras, as well as university and professional ensembles throughout the world. Notable guest conducting appearances have included the Midwest Clinic, Western International Band Clinic, College Band Directors Conference, American School Band Directors Association National Conference and others. Additional conducting appearances have included the Kennedy Center and Meyerhoff Symphony Hall as well as engagements in Australia, Canada and Italy. Currently, he is Director of Instrumental Publications for The FJH Music Company and Assistant Director of Bands and Orchestras at Towson University.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Bruce Pearson

Bruce Pearson grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota. He has taught at the elementary, junior high, high school, and college levels for over 40 years. In December of 1998, Dr. Pearson was awarded the prestigious Midwest Clinic Medal of Honor in recognition of his outstanding contributions to music education. In 2007, he was the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award at St. Cloud State University. Also in 2007, he was recognized as the first Patron for the Maryborough Conference in Queensland, Australia. Dr. Pearson was selected as a 2017 recipient of University of Northern Colorado's Honored Alumni Award. Additionally, the American School Band Directors Association conferred on Dr. Pearson the 2014 Edwin Franko Goldman Award “as a symbol of high esteem and respect for outstanding personal contributions to the school band movement.” He continues to serve as a guest lecturer, clinician, and conductor in addition to his work as a composer, arranger, and author. 

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dick Clardy

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Larry Matysiak

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Rick Yancey

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Deborah Scott

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Nathan Ascano

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Bob Royall

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Brent Biskup

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Darrin Hicks

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Tye Ann Payne

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Col. Lowell Graham

Col. Lowell Graham, USAF (ret.) A native of Greeley, Colorado, Lowell E. Graham is the Director of Orchestral Activities and Professor of Conducting at the University of Texas at El Paso and is the recipient of the “Abraham Chavez" Professorship in Music. In 2006, he was named the “Director Honorifico Anual" for the Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Paraguay. He has held numerous conducting positions to include that of the Commander and Conductor of the The United States Air Force Band in Washington, DC. Graham has released recordings on six labels: Naxos, Telarc, Klavier, Mark, Altissimo and Wilson -- that have been recognized for both their artistic and sonic excellence. These recordings have been recognized in Stereophile's “Records to Die-For" list, The Absolute Sound's “The Super Disc List," as well as one having won a Grammy. In 2014, he was named as the President and CEO of the John Philip Sousa Foundation and in 2017 was named President-Elect of the American Bandmasters Association.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Rylon Guidry

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Kelsey Lien

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Gary Williams

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

George DeRocher

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jason Valdez

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Matthew McInturf

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Col. Lowell Graham

Col. Lowell Graham, USAF (ret.) A native of Greeley, Colorado, Lowell E. Graham is the Director of Orchestral Activities and Professor of Conducting at the University of Texas at El Paso and is the recipient of the “Abraham Chavez" Professorship in Music. In 2006, he was named the “Director Honorifico Anual" for the Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Paraguay. He has held numerous conducting positions to include that of the Commander and Conductor of the The United States Air Force Band in Washington, DC. Graham has released recordings on six labels: Naxos, Telarc, Klavier, Mark, Altissimo and Wilson -- that have been recognized for both their artistic and sonic excellence. These recordings have been recognized in Stereophile's “Records to Die-For" list, The Absolute Sound's “The Super Disc List," as well as one having won a Grammy. In 2014, he was named as the President and CEO of the John Philip Sousa Foundation and in 2017 was named President-Elect of the American Bandmasters Association.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Wayne Bergeron

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Joe Eckert

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

George Little

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

James McNair

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Chris Meredith

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Brent Biskup

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jana Harvey

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Gabe Musella

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Eric Wilson

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Trent Cooper

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Chase Giddings

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Sharon Kalisek

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Chris Meredith

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Darcy Williams

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Fran Kick

Fran Kick is an author, educational consultant and professional speaker who knows What Makes Kids KICK! He is the creator and presenter of KICK IT IN a series of self-motivational personal leadership presentations and materials. Since taking an educational leave of absence from teaching band at Centerville High School (Ohio), he has developed his part-time speaking adventure into a full-time mission. Every year Fran presents programs across the U.S. and Canada to thousands of college/university, high school, junior high/middle school students, plus the many people who work with them. Since 1998, Fran has served as the leadership coordinator with the Music for All Summer Symposium www.kickitin.com/boa/. He also works with Drum Corps International every summer to help music students, directors, staff and parents "Kick Start Your Season with DCI!" www.kickitin.com/dci/. Fran has been a clinician at TBA the past five years www.kickitin.com/tba/. Outside the music education world, he works with schools, associations, conventions and corporate organizations who are actively engaged in teaching and reaching today's kids. Fran speaks at many state, regional and national conferences about What Makes Kids KICK and how they can KICK IT IN & TAKE THE LEAD. He has his B.A. in Music Education and a M.A. in Educational Psychology. His involvement at TBA has been graciously sponsored in part by Drum Corps International and Music for All.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Giovanna Cruz

Giovanna Cruz, MakeMusic Education Services Specialist is a cellist and educator with extensive experience as an orchestral and chamber musician, college and private studio teacher, and public school teacher. Giovanna was the Orchestra Director at James Bowie High School in the Austin ISD from 2007 to 2014, where she taught more than 120 students annually in four orchestras. She is a champion of SmartMusic and fully implemented the use of the software with all of her students. Giovanna holds the degrees of Bachelor of Education from the Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela, Masters and DMA in cello performance from the University of Iowa. Since joining MakeMusic in July of 2014, Giovanna has presented SmartMusic clinics and training workshops all over the country.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Roland Sandoval

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Bobby Francis

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Darla McBryde

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Brian Balmages - TBA Featured Composer

Brian Balmages (b. 1975) is an award-winning composer, conductor, producer, and performer. His music for winds, brass, and orchestra has been performed throughout the world with commissions ranging from elementary schools to professional orchestras. World premieres have included prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. His music was also performed as part of the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service, which was attended by both President Obama and Vice President Biden. He received his bachelor’s degree in music from James Madison University and his master’s degree from the University of Miami in Florida. He is a recipient of the prestigious A. Austin Harding Award from the American School Band Directors Association and in 2016 was awarded the James Madison University Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Visual and Performing Arts (the first year the award was given). In the same year, he was commissioned by his other alma mater, the University of Miami, to compose music for the inauguration of the institution’s 6th president, Dr. Julio Frenk.
As a conductor, Mr. Balmages enjoys regular engagements with all-state and region bands and orchestras, as well as university and professional ensembles throughout the world. Notable guest conducting appearances have included the Midwest Clinic, Western International Band Clinic, College Band Directors Conference, American School Band Directors Association National Conference and others. Additional conducting appearances have included the Kennedy Center and Meyerhoff Symphony Hall as well as engagements in Australia, Canada and Italy. Currently, he is Director of Instrumental Publications for The FJH Music Company and Assistant Director of Bands and Orchestras at Towson University.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Amanda Drinkwater

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

John Leonard

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Harry Blake

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Joe Eckert

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Debra Haburay

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Lt. Christy Muncey

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dr. Keith Dye

Keith Dye is Professor of Music Education in the School of Music at Texas Tech University. He has been published in leading journals and regularly presents nationally on these topics. Dr. Dye is a Past President of the Texas Music Education Association (TMEA). At Texas Tech University, Dr. Dye teaches undergraduate classes in Band Techniques of Instruction and Brass Instructional Methods. On the graduate level, Dr. Dye teaches the Band Director Workshops, Applications of Technology in Music Education, Psychology in Music, Instrumental Rehearsal Analysis, and Teaching Music in College. Formerly, Dr. Dye was Assistant Director of Bands working with all aspects of the athletic and concert band activities at TTU. Dr. Dye serves as an instructional consultant to school districts across Texas. Formerly a public school band director, he has almost 40 years of successful experience with musical ensembles on all levels of instruction. Dr. Dye's ensembles have earned numerous awards and a reputation for a consistently high level of musical excellence. He has presented clinics on instrumental music education techniques and strategies at state and national conventions and served as conductor of various regional and all-state ensembles. As a scholar, consultant, clinician, conductor, and adjudicator, Dr. Dye is in demand as a qualified music educator equally at ease with any age level.

2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Christine Cumberledge

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Manuel San Luis

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jessica Shin

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Britni Nuckols

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Dick Clardy

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Larry Matysiak

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Rick Yancey

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jed Maus

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Tommy Moore

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jason Robb

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Stan Mauldin

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Asa Burk

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

John Carroll

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Anna Rodriguez

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Cindy Lansford

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Melodianne Mallow

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2017 Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic / Convention

Jolette Wine

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Wednesday, July 19                                                                                   


Wednesday, July 19: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

TMAA Ad Hoc Marching Band Study Committee
Room: CC 212

Presider: Mark McGahey


Wednesday, July 19: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

TMEA/UIL Music Advisory Committee Meeting
Room: CC212, CC213

Presiders: Dr. Bradley Kent, Dinah Menger

Thursday, July 20                                                                                   


Thursday, July 20: 6:30 AM

TBA Fun Run/Health Walk    

Registration at 6:30 AM - Start time 7:00 AM
Corner of Market St. and Alamo St.
Coordinator: Sue Fletcher



Thursday, July 20: 7:00 AM

TBA Golf Tournament    

Registration at 7:00 AM - Shotgun starts at 8:00 AM
The Quarry Golf Club
444 E. Basse Rd. San Antonio 78209
Coordinator: Ruben Adame


TMEA Honor Band Panel Chairs Meeting
Room: CC 208

Presider: Joe Muñoz, TMEA Band Division Vice President


Thursday, July 20: 8:00 AM

TMEA Honor Band Judges Meeting
Room: CC 208

Presider: Joe Muñoz, TMEA Band Division Vice President

ATSSB Outstanding Performance Series Judges Meeting
Room: CC 007

Presider: Collin Anderson, OPS State Chair
Sponsor: ATSSB


Thursday, July 20: 8:30 AM

ATSSB Outstanding Performance Series    

Presider: Collin Anderson, OPS State Chair

Room: CC 004 Class 1C (8:30 AM); 3A (11:00 AM) followed by SARC Meeting

Room: CC 005 Class 2C (8:30 AM); 1A/2A (11:00 AM)

Room: CC 008 Class 4A (8:30 AM)

Room: CC 006D ATSSB Office


Sponsor: ATSSB

TMEA Honor Band Sessions    

Room: CC 205 Class 5A

Room: CC 206 Class 3A

Room: CC 207 Class 3C

Room: CC 213 Class 2C

Room: CC 208 TMEA Office

Sponsor: TMEA


Thursday, July 20: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
TBA Academy for New Band, Choir, and Orchestra Directors
Room: CC 006

Coordinator: Brian Merrill
Registration 8:30 AM in Room: CC 006

Sponsor(s): Band Shoppe, J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., Mark of Excellence, National Wind Band Honors, Music In The Parks, MusicFirst


Thursday, July 20: 9:00 AM

TBA Tennis Tournament    

Registration and Start time 9:00 AM
Blossom Tennis Center – NEISD
12002 Jones-Maltsberger Rd. San Antonio 78216
Coordinator: Charlie Mayes



Thursday, July 20: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Beginning Clarinet
Room: CC 214AB  •  
Clinician(s): Christine Cumberledge  [-Bio-], Manuel San Luis  [-Bio-], Jessica Shin  [-Bio-]
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Concepts for Writing a Military Drill
Room: CC 216  •  
Clinician(s): Danny Diosdado  [-Bio-], Jonathan Kelly  [-Bio-]
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Sponsor: NAMMB

Let's Talk Band
Room: CC 217ABC
Clinician(s): Cindy Lansford  [-Bio-], Melodianne Mallow  [-Bio-], Jolette Wine  [-Bio-]
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Sponsor: WBDI

Noteflight: Creating, Responding, and Connecting
Room: CC 217D  •    •  
Clinician(s): John Mlynczak  [-Bio-]
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Sponsor: NoteFlight/Hal Leonard Corporation

Solving the Woodwind Puzzle: Five Instruments, Three Big Ideas
Room: CC 214CD
Clinician(s): Dr. Charles West  [-Bio-]
     Clearly understanding the big ideas of tone production, fingering and tuning across the woodwind family is the foundation of successful woodwind teaching and a key to superior ensemble performance. This clinic discusses these three big ideas in detail, defines areas of similarity and difference, and demonstrates commonly encountered problems, suggesting solutions in each case. 
Sponsor: Hal Leonard Corporation


Thursday, July 20: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Convention/Clinic Registration
Room: Convention Center Lobby




Thursday, July 20: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

TMAA Executive Committee
Room: CC 212

Presider: Greg Countryman
Sponsor: TMAA


Thursday, July 20: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Childcare Provided by Kids Quest
Room: CC 209 & 211

Free of Charge. No meals provided.
Sponsor: Pride of Texas Music Festivals, World View Travel


Thursday, July 20: 11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Featured Clinician 1
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •    •    •  
Clinician(s): Larry Livingston - TBA Featured Clinician  [-Bio-]
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I Failed, Now What? How to Change the Way Your Students Think About Failure
Room: CC 214CD
Clinician(s): Meredith Bates Bishop  [-Bio-]
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Pitfalls to Avoid When Dealing With Double Reeds
Room: CC 216  •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Jennifer Auerbach  [-Bio-], Sally Bohls  [-Bio-]
     There’s nothing more frustrating than realizing you’ve created a problem when insight could have helped avoid the problem in the first place. Double-reeds seem to have these issues more than most. This clinic will disucss the main pitfalls to avoid when dealing with beginner double reed students. Bohls and Auerbach will describe how to avoid some of the most common traps we fall into. 


Proven Techniques To Help Band Directors Create A Winning Flute/Piccolo Section
Room: CC 217D  •    •  
Clinician(s): Tracy Harris  [-Bio-]
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Sponsor: J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.

Technology Engagement: The Music Classroom Leads the Way!
Room: CC 214AB  •    •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Jim Frankel  [-Bio-]
     In this session, Jim Frankel will explore many of the challenges that are unique to music educators by reflecting on his own experience, the experience of the educators on our staff, and the audience. The aim of the session is to expose teachers to the benefits of cloud-based technology, including efficient assessment; organizing students, grades, and assignments; and encouraging creativity. Jim will demonstrate the functions of the MusicFirst Online Classroom and it's capabilities of a learning management system, as well as integrated software tools that address various musical concepts like music theory, ear training, assessment, sight reading, composition, and music history.

Sponsor: MusicFirst


Thursday, July 20: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

TMEA All-State Jazz Audition Music
Room: CC 216  •    •  

Coordinator: Joe Muñoz

1:00 PM Drums
Clinician: JD Guzman, Spring High School
1:30 PM Piano
Clinician: Ben Haugland, Texas Tech University
2:00 PM Bass
Clinician: Dr. Utah Hamrick, Texas State University
2:30 PM Guitar
Clinician: Greg Petito, Houston Guitarist
3:00 PM Improvisation
Clinician: Steve Mohacey, US Army Retired, San Antonio ISD
3:30 PM Saxophone
Clinician: Adam Carrillo, San Antonio
4:00 PM Trumpet
Clinician: Dr. Adrian Ruiz, University of Texas at San Antonio
4:30 PM Tenor Trombone
Clinician: Mark Hill, University of the Incarnate Word
5:00 PM Bass Trombone
Clinician: Dr. Martin McCain, Texas State University


Sponsor: TJEA


Thursday, July 20: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Building Beginning Brass without Class Every Day
Room: CC 214AB
Clinician(s): David Puckett  [-Bio-]
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Featured Clinician 2
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •    •    •  
Clinician(s): Larry Livingston - TBA Featured Clinician  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: DeKaney HS Band
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Legal Concerns for the Music Educator
Room: CC 214CD  •    •  
Clinician(s): Holly Wardell  [-Bio-]
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THE PLANO COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT
Lila Cockrell Theatre
Joe Frank, Conductor


Thursday, July 20: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TMAA Marching Band Judging Workshop
Room: CC 212

Presider: Steve M. Wessels
(Registration fee required.)
Sponsor: TMAA


Thursday, July 20: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Culture of Excellence in the Small School Band Program
Room: CC 214AB  •    •  
Clinician(s): Evan Fletcher  [-Bio-], Kathy Johnson  [-Bio-]
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Beginning Trumpet
Room: CC 214CD  •  
Clinician(s): Jed Maus  [-Bio-], Tommy Moore  [-Bio-], Jason Robb  [-Bio-]
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Mariachi Clinic 1
Room: CC 217D  •    •  

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Sponsor: TAME

The Magic Potion to Program Success: EFFORT!
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •    •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser  [-Bio-]
     We are a part of a profession that reveres TALENT and SKILLS, but the master teachers know the key ingredient to success requires EFFORT to complete the recipe to achieve EXCELLENCE. There is no substitute for “time on task".

Sponsor: Conn-Selmer Corp.


Thursday, July 20: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

UIL Mariachi Committee Meeting
Room: CC 218

Presider: Dr. Bradley Ken


Thursday, July 20: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

TBA Job Placement Assistance
Room: Across from CC 214

Organizers: Al and Jan Sturchio


Thursday, July 20: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

TMAA Concert Band Judging Workshop
Room: CC 212

Presider: James L. Drew
(Registration fee required.)
Sponsor: TMAA


Thursday, July 20: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Avoiding Director Burn Out & Conquering Stress
Room: CC 217D  •    •  
Clinician(s): Don Haynes, Jr.  [-Bio-]
     The job and expectations of a Middle School or High School band director present ever growing demands and are causing early exit from the profession. Mr. Haynes will present strategies one must implement in his/her life to avoid burn out and recognize the dangers of stress- a sneaky job killer. The consequences of unchecked stress can cost you a healthy state of being.


First Six Weeks of the Beginning Band
Room: CC 214AB  •  
Clinician(s): Sharon Kalisek  [-Bio-], Chris Meredith  [-Bio-], Darcy Williams  [-Bio-]
     aaa

Vertical Alignment Strategies for Your Band Program
Room: CC 214CD
Clinician(s): Kim Cooley  [-Bio-], Rob Chilton  [-Bio-], Rylon Guidry  [-Bio-], Andy Sealy  [-Bio-]
     aaa
Sponsor: Phi Beta Mu


Thursday, July 20: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

San Antonio Jazz Orchestra - New Jazz Music Reading Session
Room: CC 217ABC

Organizers: George DeRocher, Roland Sandoval


Thursday, July 20: 7:15 PM

TBA Board of Directors Award Program    

Lila Cockrell Theatre
Presider: Steven Moore, TBA President


Thursday, July 20: 7:30 PM

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BAND OF THE WEST CONCERT
Lila Cockrell Theatre
Major David A. Alpar, Conductor



Sponsor(s): United States Air Force

Friday, July 21                                                                                   


Friday, July 21: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Phi Beta Mu Meeting and Breakfast
Room: Marriott Riverwalk, Salon C

Host: Todd Clearwater


Friday, July 21: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Convention/Clinic Registration
Room: Convention Center Lobby

Registration closed from Noon to 1:00 PM for lunch


Friday, July 21: 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM

7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Student Day
Room: Hemisfair Ballroom

7:30 AM Registration
8:00 AM Opening Session
Clinician: Frank Troyka

Sponsor(s): Conn-Selmer, Inc.


Friday, July 21: 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Childcare Provided by Kids Quest
Room: CC 209 & 211

Free of Charge. No meals provided.
Sponsor: Pride of Texas Music Festivals, World View Travel


Friday, July 21: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Beginning Percussion
Room: CC 214CD  •  
Clinician(s): Mark Teal  [-Bio-], Tanner Trigg  [-Bio-]
     aaa

Color Guard Clinic
Room: Exhibit Hall 4  •  
Clinician(s): Brent Biskup  [-Bio-], William Martin  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: Flower Mound Color Guard
     aaa

If you PLAY Something, SAY Something
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •    •    •  
Clinician(s): Brian Balmages - TBA Featured Composer  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: Plano Community Band
     Everyone agrees on the importance of playing musically. But HOW is this accomplished? Getting the ensemble to understand its role in breathing life into a phrase is one of the most critical elements in any rehearsal or performance. Explore the difference between true musicality and the concept of “choreographed musicianship” as Brian Balmages is joined by the Plano Community Band in a session designed to change the way you think about musical intent.

Sponsor: Choice Music Events, The Foundation for Music Education, Music Across Texas, National Wind Band Honors, The FJH Music Company

Inspire Excellence in Your Young Band: Achieve the Most in Every Lesson
Room: CC 206  •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Bruce Pearson  [-Bio-]
     Keep students involved, engaged, and active in the learning process. This session will offer band educators practical approaches and ideas for starting beginners, carefully planning and pacing lessons, addressing the need for differentiated instruction materials, applying enrichment studies, and incorporating today's cutting edge technology.

Sponsor: Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Perspectives on Performance
Room: CC 214AB  •    •  
Clinician(s): Dick Clardy  [-Bio-], Larry Matysiak  [-Bio-], Rick Yancey  [-Bio-]
     sss

The Advanced Trombone Player
Room: CC 207  •    •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Deborah Scott  [-Bio-]
     xxx


Friday, July 21: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

TMAA Committee on Standards of Adjudication and Performance Practices
Room: CC 218

Presider: Greg Countryman
Sponsor: TMAA


Friday, July 21: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Strategic Plans for a Successful Booster Club
Room: CC 217D

Clinician: David W. Vandewalker
Sponsor(s): Conn-Selmer, Inc.


Friday, July 21: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

TBA Commuters Lounge
Room: CC 208




Friday, July 21: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Exclusive Exhibit Hall Time
Room: Exhibit Hall 4

(Entrance by badge only.)

ATSSB All State Audition Music       •    •  

CC Room: 210
9:00 AM Percussion
Clinician: John Rice, Professional Musician
9:30 AM Flute
Clinician: Kathy Daniel, Sam Houston State University
10:00 AM Clarinet/Low Clarinet
Clinician: Dr. Andrea Harrell, Sam Houston State University
10:30 AM Bassoon
Clinician: Dr. Laura McIntyre, Professional Musician

CC Room: 212
10:30 AM Oboe
Clinician: Alecia Lawyer, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra



Sponsor: ATSSB

TMEA All State Audition Music      •    •  

CC Room: 212
9:00 AM Percussion
Clinician: Travis Fife, Lamar University
9:30 AM Euphonium
Clinician: Danny Vinson, University of Houston
10:00 AM Cornet/Trumpet
Clinician: Will Strieder, Texas Tech University

CC Room: 213
9:00 AM Flute/Piccolo
Clinician: Melissa Colgin-Abeln, University of Texas at El Paso
9:30 AM Oboe/English Horn
Clinician: Natasha Merchant, Texas A & M University at Commerce
10:00 AM Bassoon/Contra Bassoon
Clinician: Patricia Fagan-Miller, University of Texas at San Antonio


Sponsor: TMEA


Friday, July 21: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open
Room: Exhibit Hall 4

(Entrance by badge only.)

TBA Job Placement Assistance
Room: Across from CC 214

Organizers: Al and Jan Sturchio


Friday, July 21: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

NAMMB Membership Meeting
Room: CC 205

Presider: Jim Jones

TBA College Advisory Meeting
Room: CC 214AB

Presider: Phillip Clements

Texas Jazz Educators Association Open Membership Meeting
Room: CC 218

Presider: Matthew Seifert


Friday, July 21: 10:30 AM - 12:00 NOON

PHI BETA MU DIRECTORS BAND—NEW CONCERT MUSIC READING SESSION — GRADES 1, 2, 3
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •  

Organizer:  Todd Clearwater
Technology Facilitator:  June Bearden
Conductors:  
Greg Dick-Grade 3 (10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Cindy Bulloch-Grade 2 (11:00 AM-11:30 AM)
Susan Scarborough-Grade 1 (11:30 AM-12:00 NOON)

Sponsor(s): Phi Beta Mu


Friday, July 21: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

BLUE KNIGHTS DRUM CORPS PERFORMANCE
Lila Cockrell Theatre
Sponsor(s): Blue Knights Drum Corps


Friday, July 21: 11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Coast Guard Band Clinic
Room: CC 207  •    •  

     xxx
Sponsor: The United States Coast Guard Band

Design on a Dime:  Designing Your Marching Band Production and Color Guard on a Budget
Room: CC 206  •  
Clinician(s): Nathan Ascano  [-Bio-], Bob Royall  [-Bio-]
     aaa
Sponsor: ATSSB

Marching Band Percussion
Room: Exhibit Hall 4  •  
Clinician(s): Brent Biskup  [-Bio-], Darrin Hicks  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: Flower Mound HS Percussion
     sss

The Advanced Clarinet Player
Room: CC 214AB  •  
Clinician(s): Tye Ann Payne  [-Bio-]
     zzz

The American March -- Part One
Room: CC 214CD  •    •  
Clinician(s): Col. Lowell Graham  [-Bio-]
     This clinic will explore the rich history and heritage of The American March and those composers who were active in the early band movement. We will examine the obligator performance characteristics of marches and how different composers of marches were similar and different.


TMEA Region Jazz Coordinator Meeting
Room: CC 218

Presider: Matt Seifert



Friday, July 21: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Spouses Luncheon
Room: LDR (Lonesome Dove Room)

Luncheon Host: Monica Moore -TBA Spouses Division President
Entrance by ticket only. All seated guests, including children, must have a ticket.
Free Childcare in Room: CC 209 & 211
Sponsor: Fruhauf Uniforms Inc.


Friday, July 21: 12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM

TBA Nominating Committee Luncheon
Room: CC 005

Host: Jeff King, TBA President

TBA Past Presidents and Past Bandmasters Of the Year Luncheon
Room: CC 220 Cantilever Room

Host: Steven Moore, TBA Past President

TBA Region Reps Luncheon
Room: CC 004

Host: Chico Portillo, TBA President Elect


Friday, July 21: 12:30 NOON - 1:30 PM

Women Band Directors International Meeting-Texas Chapter
Room: CC 205

Presider: Carol Turner, President
Sponsor: WBDI


Friday, July 21: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Texas Community College Band Directors Association General Membership Meeting
Room: CC 218

Presider: Mr. Derrick Logozzo


Friday, July 21: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Beginning Saxophone
Room: CC 206  •  
Clinician(s): Rylon Guidry  [-Bio-], Kelsey Lien  [-Bio-], Gary Williams  [-Bio-]
     zzz

Big Band Rhythm Section
Room: CC 207  •    •  
Clinician(s): George DeRocher  [-Bio-], Jason Valdez  [-Bio-]
     aaa

Cadets Marching Band Demonstration Clinic
Room: Exhibit Hall 4  •  

Demonstration Group: The Cadets
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Sponsor: Cadets

TBD
Room: CC 214AB  •    •    •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Matthew McInturf  [-Bio-]
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The American March -- Part Two
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •  
Clinician(s): Col. Lowell Graham  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: Air Force Band of the West
     This clinic is the practical application of March Performance Practice and associated concepts as demonstrated with The United States Air Force Band of the West. Representative marches will be rehearsed to show how appropriate concepts are employed, demonstrating the stark differences of playing the print versus playing the style.


Trumpet Performance
Room: CC 214CD  •    •  
Clinician(s): Wayne Bergeron  [-Bio-]
     sss
Sponsor: Yamaha


Friday, July 21: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

ATSSB All State Audition Music      •    •  

CC Room: 210
1:30 PM Bass Trombone/Tuba
Clinician: Everett Hinote, Professional Musician
2:00 PM Trombone/Baritone
Clinician: Ben Osborne, Sam Houston State University
2:30 PM French Horn
Clinician: Dr. Jennifer Voges, Yoakum High School
3:00 PM Saxophone
Clinician: Dr. Scott Plugge, Sam Houston State University

CC Room: 213
3:00 PM Trumpet
Clinician: Randy Adams, Sam Houston State University

Sponsor: ATSSB

TMEA All State Audition Music      •    •  

CC Room: 212
1:30 PM Bass Trombone
Clinician: Martin McCain, Texas State University
2:00 PM French Horn
Clinician: Jennifer Sholtis, Texas A & M University at Kingsville
2:30 PM Tenor Trombone
Clinician: David Begnoche, Texas Christian University
3:00 PM Tuba
Clinician: Jeremy Lewis, West Texas A & M University

CC Room: 213
1:30 PM Soprano Clarinets
Clinician: Chester Rowell, University of Houston
2:00 PM Saxophones
Clinician: Nathan Nabb, Stephen F. Austin State University
2:30 PM Low Clarinets
Clinician: Kellie Lignitz-Hahn, Texas A & M University at Kingsville

Sponsor: TMEA


Friday, July 21: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

UIL Band Sight-Reading Committee
Room: CC 004

Presider: Dr. Bradley Kent


Friday, July 21: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fast Forward - Clinic for College Students
Room: CC 005  •  

Brian Merrill - Coordinator

Welcome – Fran Kick
Making the Most of Your Time in College to Prepare for a Band Directing Career– Brian Merrill
Get Set for a Successful Instrumental Music Student Teaching Experience - Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt
The Interview Process: Making a Great First Impression - Lucy Pascasio & Darwert Johnson



Friday, July 21: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Exclusive Exhibit Hall Time
Room: Exhibit Hall 4

(Entrance by badge only.)


Friday, July 21: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

UIL PML Committee
Room: CC 004

Presider: Dr. Bradley Kent


Friday, July 21: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Texas Association of Mariachi Educators Business Meeting
Room: CC 212

Presider: Charles Cabrera

Texas Music Administrators Conference Open Roundtable
Room: CC 210

Presider: Dean Muths
Non-TMAC members may attend and observe



Friday, July 21: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Anything Saxophone (Jazz/Classical)
Room: CC 207  •    •  
Clinician(s): Joe Eckert  [-Bio-]
     ssws

Beginning Trombone
Room: CC 206  •  
Clinician(s): George Little  [-Bio-], James McNair  [-Bio-], Chris Meredith  [-Bio-]
     aaa

Marching Band Technique
Room: Exhibit Hall 4  •  
Clinician(s): Brent Biskup  [-Bio-], Jana Harvey  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: Flower Mound Marching Band
     aaa

Mentoring: It’s Not Just for Kids! The Head Director’s Role in Mentoring Their Assistants
Room: CC 214CD  •    •  
Clinician(s): Gabe Musella  [-Bio-]
     aaa
Sponsor: Phi Beta Mu

TBD
Room: CC 214AB  •    •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Eric Wilson  [-Bio-]
     xxx

Title I Clinic
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •  
Clinician(s): Trent Cooper  [-Bio-], Chase Giddings  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: DeKaney HS Band
     sss


Friday, July 21: 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

TMEA State Board Training
Room: CC 220 Cantilever Room


Sponsor: TMEA


Friday, July 21: 7:30 PM

THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD BAND CONCERT
Lila Cockrell Theatre
, Conductor
Sponsor(s): The United States Coast Guard Band

Saturday, July 22                                                                                   


Saturday, July 22: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Fellowship of Christian Musicians Devotional
Room: CC 213

Host: Rory Davis


Saturday, July 22: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Convention/Clinic Registration
Room: Convention Center Lobby

Registration closed from Noon to 1:00 PM for lunch


Saturday, July 22: 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Childcare Provided by Kids Quest
Room: CC 209 & 211

Free of Charge. No meals provided.
Sponsor: Pride of Texas Music Festivals, World View Travel


Saturday, July 22: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

First Six Weeks of the Beginning Band REPEAT
Room: CC 214AB  •  
Clinician(s): Sharon Kalisek  [-Bio-], Chris Meredith  [-Bio-], Darcy Williams  [-Bio-]
     XXX

Fran Kick Clinic
Room: CC 207
Clinician(s): Fran Kick  [-Bio-]
     ssss
Sponsor: DCI, Music for All

Repertoire Selection, Practice and Sight-reading Made Easy with the New SmartMusic
Room: CC 206  •    •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Giovanna Cruz  [-Bio-]
     The New SmartMusic is a web-based platform that continues the tradition of our classic product while expanding access and reducing price. Come discover the immense library of titles available in the platform and how to improve your ensemble's performance by practicing with accompaniment, repetition loops, music on screen and immediate feedback. Instant sight-reading will let you and your students know where they are and what they need to do to improve.
Sponsor: MakeMusic, Inc.

Resources for Your Jazz Band
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •  
Clinician(s): Roland Sandoval  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: O'Connor HS Jazz
     xxx

TBD
Room: CC 214CD  •    •    •    •  
Clinician(s): Bobby Francis  [-Bio-]
     xxx

Things Will Get as Good As You Can Stand - Self Care Tips for Busy Band Directors
Room: CC 205  •    •  
Clinician(s): Darla McBryde  [-Bio-]
     sss
Sponsor: WBDI


Saturday, July 22: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

TMEA Audition Tabulation Training
Room: CC 213

Presider: Frank Coachman
Sponsor: TMEA

Texas Association of Mariachi Educators Judges Training
Room: CC 218

Presiders: Charles Cabrera, John Vela
Sponsor: Texas Association of Mariachi Educators


Saturday, July 22: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

TBA Commuters Lounge
Room: CC 208




Saturday, July 22: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Exclusive Exhibit Hall Time
Room: Exhibit Hall 4

(Entrance by badge only.)


Saturday, July 22: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open
Room: Exhibit Hall 4

(Entrance by badge only.)


Saturday, July 22: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TBA Job Placement Assistance
Room: Across from CC 214

Organizers: Al and Jan Sturchio


Saturday, July 22: 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

TMEA TMAC Assessment Project: Using Music Prodigy, It Comes to Life
Room: CC 213

Presider: Frank Coachman

Frank Coachman, from TMEA and Doug Eicher from Music Prodigy, and others will discuss how Music Prodigy will be utilized to deliver the TMEA/TMAC music assessment. Every music program can objectively assess every student with Music Prodigy Quiz. This product works on any computing platform, iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac, and supports every instrument and voice. Music Prodigy’s patented polyphonic pitch recognition system accurately assesses every student performance. Authentic, Formative and Summative written and performance assessments for grades 4 – 12 will be available for the 2016-2017 school year.

Sponsor: TMEA, TMAC


Saturday, July 22: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Boundaries Broken and Reimagined
Room: CC 214AB  •    •    •    •  
Clinician(s): Brian Balmages - TBA Featured Composer  [-Bio-]
     It is time to shatter expectations that grade 1 music cannot be as compelling as grade 6 music. What elements do works of art have in common regardless of grade level? How do some composers approach composition with these elements in mind? How can conductors harness this knowledge to make informed repertoire choices? Gain insight into all of these questions and more with a intimate and personal discussion about the compositional process with Brian Balmages and how it informs his repertoire choices as a conductor.

Sponsor: Choice Music Events, The Foundation for Music Education, Music Across Texas, National Wind Band Honors, The FJH Music Company

Composing for Color Guard: Program Development Through Educational Curriculum and Effective Writing
Room: CC 214CD  •  
Clinician(s): Amanda Drinkwater  [-Bio-], John Leonard  [-Bio-]
     aaa

DPA Training for Successful Band Programs (Diagnose, Prescribe, & Administer)
Room: CC 206  •    •  
Clinician(s): Harry Blake  [-Bio-]
     zzz

Effective Jazz Rehearsal Techniques
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •    •  
Clinician(s): Joe Eckert  [-Bio-]
Demonstration Group: O'Connor HS Jazz
     ssssss

Scales at every (ST)AGE
Room: CC 207  •    •  
Clinician(s): Debra Haburay  [-Bio-]
     zzz

Tips for Efficient Score Study When You are Short on Time
Room: CC 205  •    •  
Clinician(s): Lt. Christy Muncey  [-Bio-]
     sss


Saturday, July 22: 12:00 NOON - 1:15 PM

TBA Active & Retired Members Luncheon and Business Meeting
Room: Exhibit Hall 3

(Entrance by Active or Retired Member Badge only.)
Host: Steven Moore – TBA President
Sponsor: Fred J. Miller Inc., Fruhauf Uniforms, Inc., MusicFirst, Music In The Parks


Saturday, July 22: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Exclusive Exhibit Hall Time
Room: Exhibit Hall 4

(Entrance by badge only.)


Saturday, July 22: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

TMEA JH/MS Band and Orchestra Coordinators Meeting
Room: CC210, CC 212, CC213

Co-Presiders: Joe Muñoz and Penny Meitz
Sponsor: TMEA

323rd ARMY BAND “FORT SAM’S OWN” NEW CONCERT MUSIC READING SESSION-GRADES 3, 4, 5
Room: CC 217ABC

Conductor:  CW4 Thomas W. Hager
Sponsor(s): U S Army


Saturday, July 22: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Room: Marriott Riverwalk Salon C

Host: Todd Clearwater
Sponsor: Phi Beta Mu


Saturday, July 22: 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

JAPANESE BAND CONCERT
Lila Cockrell Theatre
, Conductor


Saturday, July 22: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Assessment: Collecting and Using the Data while Enhancing Performance Instruction & Learning 
Room: CC 214CD  •    •  
Clinician(s): Dr. Keith Dye  [-Bio-]
     Assessment can and should be, a natural and holistic part of the learning process, the challenge is capturing USEFUL and MEANINGFUL data without impeding progress to the performance results we desire. This session will be an analysis of tried and true music assessment practices and how they can be readily adapted and quantified through use of digital technologies. Attendees will leave knowing a variety of options, many at no cost, and most importantly, how to implement these as organic elements of instruction.


Sponsor: MusicFirst

Beginning Clarinet REPEAT
Room: CC 206  •  
Clinician(s): Christine Cumberledge  [-Bio-], Manuel San Luis  [-Bio-], Jessica Shin  [-Bio-]
     ZZZ

Giddy for Google Forms
Room: CC 207  •    •  
Clinician(s): Britni Nuckols  [-Bio-]
     xxx

Perspectives on Performance REPEAT
Room: CC 214AB  •    •  
Clinician(s): Dick Clardy  [-Bio-], Larry Matysiak  [-Bio-], Rick Yancey  [-Bio-]
     AAA


Saturday, July 22: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ATSSB General Session
Room: CC 210

Presider: Jim Cude, ATSSB President


Saturday, July 22: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Beginning Trumpet REPEAT
Room: CC 205  •  
Clinician(s): Jed Maus  [-Bio-], Tommy Moore  [-Bio-], Jason Robb  [-Bio-]
     XXX

Culture Change from the Inside Out: Motivating Kids and Community
Room: CC 206  •    •  
Clinician(s): Stan Mauldin  [-Bio-]
     sdd
Sponsor: Director's Choice

Developing Sight-Reading Throughout the Year
Room: CC 214AB  •    •  
Clinician(s): Asa Burk  [-Bio-]
     zzz

Developing the Successful High School Non-Varsity Band
Room: CC 207
Clinician(s): John Carroll  [-Bio-], Anna Rodriguez  [-Bio-]
     sss

Japanese Band Clinic
Room: Lila Cockrell Theatre  •    •  

Demonstration Group: Japanese Band
     sss

Let's Talk Band
Room: CC 217ABC  •    •  
Clinician(s): Cindy Lansford  [-Bio-], Melodianne Mallow  [-Bio-], Jolette Wine  [-Bio-]
     xxx
Sponsor: WBDI

Mariachi Clinic 2
Room: CC 214CD  •    •  

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Sponsor: TAME


Saturday, July 22: 5:00 PM

Bobby Goff Memorial Washer Chunkin’
Room: La Villita, Plaza Nacional




Saturday, July 22: 6:30 PM

TBA Barbeque
Room: Convention Center River Level, Lonesome Dove Room

(Free River Boat rides included with admission. Entertainment by Kingwood Big Band Combo, Mariachi Los Lobos from Lehman High School, and The Moanin' Frogs. Entrance by ticket only for all guests including children.
Extra tickets may be purchased for $12 at the TBA Registration Area. )
Sponsor: Fred J Miller, Inc., Fruhauf Uniforms, Inc.

Sunday, July 23                                                                                   


Sunday, July 23: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Product Showcase
Company: Music & Arts
Title: Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair - Woodwinds
Presenter: Hal Hall

Room: CC 216    

Product Showcase
Company: J. W. Pepper & Son Inc.
Title: Cut Time - More Success, Less Stress
Presenter: Luana Marler
Room: CC 216    

Product Showcase
Company: Luck's Music Library
Title: Old Becoming New: Little Known "Gems" of the String Orchestra Repertoire
Presenter: Dr. Sandra Dackow

Room: CC 006    


Sunday, July 23: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Product Showcase
Company: Charms Office Assistant
Title: "Where's All My Stuff?" Cloud-Based 24/7 Asset Management
Presenters: Paul Brown, Justin Mirche

Room: CC 214CD    

Product Showcase
Company: Adventure Percussion
Title: Total Percussion Jam: Beginning Percussion Method with 9 Percussion Ensembles
Presenter: Yale Snyder

Room: CC 216    

Product Showcase
Company: Fine Arts Travel
Title: Planning the Perfect Trip to Orlando!
Presenter: Ryan Cavazos

Room: CC 216    


Sunday, July 23: 11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Product Showcase
Company: Tempo Press
Title: Productive Teaching with Expressive Techniques for Orchestra
Presenters: Dr. Michael Alexander, Dr. Sandra Dackow

Room: CC 216    

Product Showcase
Company: MusicFirst
Title: Music First-the World's Leading Cloud Based Music Education Portal
Presenter: Jim Frankel

Room: CC 216    


Sunday, July 23: 12:30 NOON - 1:30 PM

Product Showcase
Company: J. W. Pepper & Son Inc.
Title: Cut Time - More Success, Less Stress
Presenter: Luana Marler

Room: CC 214CD    


Sunday, July 23: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Product Showcase
Company: Luck's Music Library
Title: Around the World with First and Second Year Strings
Presenter: Dr. Sandra Dackow
Room: CC 216    

Product Showcase
Company: MakeMusic, Inc.
Title: SmartMusic for Jazz Studies
Presenter: Leigh Kallestad

Room: CC 216    


Sunday, July 23: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Product Showcase
Company: Music & Arts
Title: Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair - Brass
Presenter: Hal Hall

Room: CC 216    

Product Showcase
Company: SyncBand
Title: Adding Video to Your Concert Performance
Presenters: Jared Morgan, Adrian Hernandez

Room: CC 216    


Sunday, July 23: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Product Showcase
Company: TMF Tours and Travel
Title: The Nuts and Bolts of Group Travel…Tips for Preparing for Group Travel, Big and Small
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Laird
Room: CC 217D    


Sunday, July 23: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Product Showcase
Company: J. W. Pepper & Son Inc.
Title: Cut Time - More Success, Less Stress
Presenter: Luana Marler

Room: CC 213    


Sunday, July 23: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Product Showcase
Company: MakeMusic, Inc.
Title: Choral Music Now Available in SmartMusic!
Presenter: Leigh Kallestad

Room: CC 216    

Product Showcase
Company: MusicFirst
Title: PracticeFirst and Sight Reading Factory - Perfect Tools for Ensemble Directors
Presenter: Jim Frankel

Room: CC 216    


Sunday, July 23: 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Product Showcase
Company: Tempo Press
Title: Prepare Your Orchestra for Contest with Expressive Sight-Reading for Orchestra
Presenter: Michael Alexander

Room: CC 216    

Product Showcase
Company: MakeMusic, Inc.
Title: Finale 2014: Tips and Tricks to Make Your Life Easier
Presenter: Leigh Kallestad

Room: CC 216